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resolve

noun

resolve

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of resolve

  1. 1 to come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration I resolved to eat more healthily and to exercise regularly Synonyms of resolve choose, conclude, determine, figure, name, opt, decide, settle (on or upon)Words Related to resolve decree, rule; cull, elect, handpick, pick, prefer, select, single (out); adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, find, judge, referee, rule (on), umpire; chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, meditate, mull (over), ponder, question, ruminate, study, think (about or over), weighNear Antonyms of resolve abstain, decline, refuse, reject, turn down; delay, halt, hesitate, stall, temporize; shilly-shally, vacillate, waffle, waver

  2. 2 to find an answer for through reasoning resolve the apparent contradictions in the collected data Synonyms of resolve answer, break, crack, dope (out), figure out, puzzle (out), solve, riddle (out), unravel, unriddle, work, work outWords Related to resolve conclude, decide, deduce, gather, infer, judge, reason; clear (up), iron out, straighten (out), unscramble, untangle, untie; assume, conjecture, divine, guess, presume, speculate; decipher, decode

  3. 3 to set or force apart a prism will resolve a beam of light into an array of colors Synonyms of resolve break up, decouple, disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, part, ramify, separate, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyokeWords Related to resolve break down, decompose, disassemble, disintegrate, dissolve; bifurcate, bisect, cleave, dichotomize, dissect, fractionalize, fractionate, halve, partition, quarter, segment, subdivide, trisect; fragment, fragmentate, fragmentize; break, fracture, pull, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, tear; cut off, insulate, isolate, seclude, segregate, sequester; detach, disengage, disentangle, unravel, untieNear Antonyms of resolve assemble, associate, blend, combine, mingle, mix; connect, couple; accumulate, agglutinate, attach, bind, cement, close, fasten, fuse, knit, stick, weldAntonyms of resolve join, link, unify, unite


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