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resolve

re·solve

resolve

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zalv
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: resolved, resolves, resolving
definition 1: to decide firmly or reach a conclusion.
He resolved to run the marathon this year.
synonyms:
decide, determine
similar words:
dedicate, settle
definition 2: to deal with in a successful way; settle.
The problem was resolved quickly.
synonyms:
decide, settle
antonyms:
complicate
similar words:
clarify, deal with, overcome, solve
 
part of speech: noun
definition: firmness of purpose; determination.
It takes resolve to exercise every day.
synonyms:
determination, resolution
similar words:
intention, purpose, will
derivation: resolver (n.)