Simple Definition of resolute
: very determined : having or showing a lot of determination
Examples of resolute
She is a resolute competitor.
He has remained resolute in his opposition to the bill.
a leader with a stern and resolute manner
Origin of resolute
Latin resolutus, past participle of resolvere
First Known Use: 1533
Synonym Discussion of resolute
Rhymes with resolute
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Definition of resolute
: a resolute person
First Known Use of resolute
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