resolve

Part of speech: verb

To determine.

Part of speech: verb

To decide absolutely; form a fixed purpose; determine.

Part of speech: verb

To separate into parts; analyze.

Part of speech: noun

Fixedness of purpose; a fixed determination; resolution.

Part of speech: adjective

Resolvable.

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Usage examples "resolve":

  1. Augustus Staveley had come into Harley Street with a positive resolve to throw his heart and hand and fortune at the feet of Miss Furnival. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.
  2. There was no hope; but he made one resolve and made it grimly in words that never reached his lips. - "The Finding of Haldgren", Charles Willard Diffin.
  3. Finally the quarrel was ended by the resolve to refer the dispute to some friends and to beg them to judge between them. - "The Strange Story Book", Mrs. Andrew Lang.