Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Determined; resolute; firm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • past participle Having a fixed purpose; determined; resolute; -- usually placed after its noun.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of resolve.

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  • adjective explained or answered
  • adjective determined

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Examples

  • The ease with which his expression resolved into hatred made it clear that anger was his default position.

    ALONE With You

  • The ease with which his expression resolved into hatred made it clear that anger was his default position.

    ALONE With You

  • "And the one thing I had firmly resolved from the start," Margaret confessed to me this morning in the cabin, when I released her from my arms, "was that I would not permit you to make love to me."

    CHAPTER XXXVII

  • He was diagnosed at the end of kindergarten, and a problem that I have finally resolved is I have learned when to talk of my son's ADHD pretty well.

    'Paying Attention' With An ADHD Mother And Son

  • Mr. Duncan's early work on intelligence and the brain resolved an old paradox.

    The Other 'G' Spot

  • "We remain resolved to halt the rise of piracy in this region," Obama said in a statement.

    Obama promises united effort against piracy

  • The notion that fighting, whether internal or external, between friends or amongst nations, can ever be resolved is adroitly examined as Aslam walks with these characters through their pain and searching.

    The Wasted Vigil: Summary and book reviews of The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam.

  • The only way this issue can be resolved is if the superdelegates and Obama's own lead in pledged delegates, can cover the Michigan and Florida delegations on some reasonable basis reflecting Clinton's "wins" in those states.

    Blitzer: Hold new Florida, Michigan primaries in August?

  • To expect to not hold the next level conventions until all disputes are resolved is insane.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • Anyway, it has been a sobering experience, and I remain resolved to change the way I handle these things.

    Pyrrhic Victory

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