Resolve
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Resolve [ri-zolv]

NOUN, VERB

Noun

  • A resolution of determination that is being made to follow a course of action to achieve something.
  • Fixity of purpose.

Verb

  • To deal with something successfully.
  • To reach a firm decision about something.
  • To separate into elementary parts.
  • To reduce by mental analysis.
  • To deal with something conclusively.
  • To clear away doubts.
  • To break away or disintegrate.
Example

"The manager has resolved all my doubts."

"During the war, Army's resolve is to win for their country."

Synonyms

Noun: Boldness, Courage, Firmness, Intention, Steadfastness, Decidedness, Dodgedness, Decision, Alacrity

Verb: Agree, Answer, Conclude, Decide, Fix, Determine, Propose, Undertake, Solve, Analyze, Anatomize, Choose, Figure, Decree, Adjudge

Antonyms

Noun: Cowardice, Fear, Hesitation, Indecision, Indecisiveness, Irresoluteness, Weakness, Indecision, Doubt, Vacillation

Verb: Abstain, Delay, Assemble, Accumulate, Hesitate, Oppose, Question, Start, Refuse, Unsettle

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