New Year's resolution

Definition of New Year's resolution

:a promise to do something differently in the new year
  • Her New Year's resolution is to exercise regularly.

Word by Word Definitions

new play
  1. : having recently come into existence : recent, modern

  2. : having been seen, used, or known for a short time : novel

  3. : unfamiliar

  1. : newly, recently

year play
  1. : the period of about 3651/4 solar days required for one revolution of the earth around the sun

  2. : the time required for the apparent sun to return to an arbitrary fixed or moving reference point in the sky

  3. : the time in which a planet completes a revolution about the sun

resolution play
  1. : the act or process of resolving: such as

  2. : the act of analyzing a complex notion into simpler ones

  3. : the act of answering : solving


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