Synonyms of resolve in English:

resolve


See definition of resolve

verb

1‘the government seems to think that the matter can be resolved overnight’

SYNONYMS

settle, sort out, solve, find a solution to, find an answer to, fix, work out, straighten out, deal with, put right, set right, put to rights, rectify, iron out, reconcile

answer, explain, fathom, unravel, disentangle, clarify, clear up, throw light on

informal sew up, hammer out, thrash out, patch up, crack, figure out

2‘Charity resolved not to think about him any longer’

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determine, decide, make up one's mind, take a decision, reach a decision, conclude, come to the conclusion

settle on a plan of action

3‘the committee resolved that the council should proceed’

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vote, pass a resolution, rule, move, decide formally, agree, undertake

4‘these compounds can be resolved into their active constituents by various methods’

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break down, break up, separate, reduce, decompose, divide

disintegrate, dissolve

ANTONYMS

combine

5‘one of the most important of a lawyer's accomplishments is the ability to resolve facts into their legal categories’

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analyse, dissect, break down, anatomize

6‘the shore came closer, the grey smudge resolving into green fields and a sandy beach’

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turn into, be transformed into, become clearly visible as, change into, metamorphose into, be transmuted into

7‘all my doubts were resolved’

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dispel, remove, allay, dissipate, clear up, banish, put an end to

ANTONYMS

reinforce


noun

1‘attempts to intimidate him merely strengthened his resolve’

SYNONYMS

determination, resolution, firmness of purpose, fixity of purpose, purpose, purposefulness, resoluteness, single-mindedness, strength of will, strength of character, will power, firmness, intentness, decision, decidedness

steadfastness, staunchness, manfulness, perseverance, persistence, indefatigability, tenacity, tenaciousness, staying power, strong-mindedness, backbone, dedication, commitment, constancy, the bulldog spirit, pertinacity, pertinaciousness

stubbornness, doggedness, obstinacy, obdurateness, obduracy, inflexibility

spiritedness, braveness, bravery, boldness, courage, courageousness, pluck, pluckiness, stout-heartedness

Sitzfleisch

informal guts, spunk, grit, stickability

North American informal stick-to-it-iveness

archaic intension

rare perseveration

ANTONYMS

indecision

2‘he made a resolve not to go there alone next time’

SYNONYMS

decision, resolution, commitment, intention

conclusion