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’

SYNONYMS
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 smudgeresolving 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