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Definitions of resolution

  1.   a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem they were trying to find a peaceful solution the answers were in the back of the book he computed the result to four decimal places
  2.   a formal expression by a meeting agreed to by a vote
  3.   the trait of being resolute firmness of purpose his resoluteness carried him through the battle it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  4.   computer science the number of pixels per square inch on a computer generated display the greater the resolution the better the picture
  5.   finding a solution to a problem
  6.   a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions
  7.   analysis into clear cut components
  8.   something settled or resolved the outcome of decision making the finally reached a settlement with the union they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences
  9.   music a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
  10.   the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation especially in a lung
  11.   the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
  12.   something settled or resolved the outcome of decision making the finally reached a settlement with the union they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure
  13.   The act operation or process of resolving Specifically a The act of separating a compound into its elements or component parts b The act of analyzing a complex notion or solving a vexed question or difficult problem
  14.   The state of being relaxed relaxation
  15.   The state of being resolved settled or determined firmness steadiness constancy determination
  16.   That which is resolved or determined a settled purpose determination Specifically A formal expression of the opinion or will of an official body or a public assembly adopted by vote as a legislative resolution the resolutions of a public meeting
  17.   The state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought conviction assurance
  18.   The act or process of solving solution as the resolution of an equation or problem
  19.   A breaking up disappearance or termination as of a fever a tumor or the like
  20.   The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord
  21.   The act of bringing something as a chemical compound into a simpler form or of dividing it into its parts determination firmness the purpose decided upon a formal proposal voted on in a legislative assembly or public meeting
  22.   The arrest of an inflammatory process without suppuration the absorption or breaking down and removal of the products of inflammation as in pneumonia or of a new growth
  23.   Disappearance of a disease analysis
  24.   Act of resolving analysis solution state of being resolved fixed determination steadiness that which is resolved formal proposal in a public assembly
  25.   Act of resolving solution determination formal proposal or declaration
  26.   The act of resolving a resolve declaration of an assembly
  27.   The state of being resolute fortitude determination
  28.   Separation as of a substance into its component parts
  29.   The act or process of resolving or of separating the parts of anything analysis dissolution firmness of purpose fixed determination constancy a declaration passed by the legislature or any public assembly solution Resolution of an equation its reduction to ascertain the value of the unknown quantity Resolution of forces the dividing of a force into two or more which would have the same effect
  30.   Fixed determination steadiness or fixedness of purpose constancy firmness the process of separating the component parts of bodies analysis a formal proposition brought before a public body for discussion and adoption the dispersion or disappearance of a tumour or inflammatory part in dun the dividing any single force into two or more others

Quotes of resolution

  1. Those who gave thee a body furnished it with weakness but He who gave thee Soul armed thee with resolution Employ it and thou art wise be wise and thou art happy – Akhenaton
  2. That was not part of the U N resolution it was not part of the mandate to go on to Baghdad and frankly if we had gone into Baghdad and pushed Saddam Hussein off we would have inherited an even bigger mess than the mess we inherited with the refugee problem – Les Aspin
  3. To read the report of a discussion in which arguments for and against are presented in which a subject has been covered from different points of view with new ideas advanced this is far more instructive than to read a brief account of the resolution passed on the matter – Fredrik Bajer
  4. They have had three years to get a resolution and they failed Both of these guys have failed – Marcel Dionne
  5. It is only the Somalis themselves and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution – Jan Egeland
  6. It is obvious that putting the Arab -Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  7. The resolution has made a real threat of war go away and opens the way for further work in the interests of a political diplomatic settlement of the situation around Iraq – Igor Ivanov
  8. I began the study of medicine impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come – Karl Jaspers
  9. In my judgment based on the work that has been done to this point of the Iraq Survey Group and in fact that I reported to you in October Iraq was in clear violation of the terms of U N Resolution 1441 – David Kay
  10. My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy – James Lafferty
  11. In terms of the feeling of the piece I cant think about what people are gonna think about it what are the critics gonna say I'm trying to bring some resolution and realize that myself It's a struggle it's a process that gets us this – Godfrey Reggio
  12. And if you remember the other part of the context is we were then all deceived about the French position and told the French had said they'd veto any second resolution which wasn't true we now know – Clare Short
  13. These studies resulted eventually in a complete sequence analysis of the complex from several species and in the atomic resolution structure of the F catalytic domain of the enzyme from bovine mitochondria giving new insights into how ATP is made in the biological world – John E. Walker
  14. In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger hard work and iron resolution – Wendell L. Wilkie

Usage examples for resolution

  1. Then her strength and resolution returned and she shook herself free – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  2. “ For having asked my question of all the Honorable Ones and no Honorable One having answered in full I make resolution to look within the Book that the so great secret of success I may at the once learn – Seven Maids of Far Cathay by Bing Ding, Ed.
  3. We must put the Resolution – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. He paused then an expression of strong almost hard resolution made his face look suddenly older ” – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  5. “ Corentin buried in thought was unable to come to a resolution – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  6. She closed the window and returned to her seat by the fire taking up her hook with the strong resolution not to allow her nerves to get the better of her – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  7. Let this suffise you know my resolution – Fair Em A Pleasant Commodie Of Faire Em The Millers Daughter Of Manchester With The Love Of William The Conquerour by William Shakespeare (Apocrypha)
  8. “ There'll be one less in the service to be placed over my head one of these days and so I approve of your resolution only just stick to it – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. How many times have you resolved to do and have failed to keep your resolution – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  10. He walked quickly to Tom's study for fear his resolution might fail him and knocked as boldly as he could at the door – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  11. Miss Metoaca came to a sudden resolution – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  12. “ To free the world was his soul's resolution – Songs and Satires by Edgar Lee Masters
  13. If I had only held to my resolution I might have been at rest now in the deep waters of the lake – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  14. This plan requires resolution into the detailed operations necessary for its full accomplishment – Sound Military Decision by U.s. Naval War College
  15. “ Dicksie sitting on the piano bench looked up with resolution – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  16. Thank me for my resolution and for keeping it through the long night – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  17. The resolution to be a professional comes later with some lads than with others – Notes of an Itinerant Policeman by Josiah Flynt
  18. It was my resolution to learn love from this most beautiful woman – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  19. When about midnight she heard the beating of hoofs near the cabin she sat very quiet rigid still determined her eyes flashing with resolution – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. Then she rose and looked me in the eye with courage almost with resolution – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green