firm in purpose or intent; determined.
- re·solv·ed·ly [ri-zol-vid-lee], /rɪˈzɒl vɪd li/, adverb
- re·solv·ed·ness, noun
- un·re·solved, adjective
- well-re·solved, adjective
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How to use resolved in a sentence
They assured him that should this happen, many problems would be resolved.A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran | Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Monday, there were only two issues "that should be resolved tonight," the aide said.
Cervecerías Barú resolved problems with their draft system that prohibited them from selling on tap for almost seven years.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mike Tweedy, a government employee in Georgia, resolved to leave Mormonism in 2007.
But even such basic questions as what sort of political power should be established have not been resolved.Ukraine Rebels Love Russia, Hate Gays, Threaten Executions | Anna Nemtsova | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
This was why we resolved, at the time of our arrival, not to baptize any adults unless they were previously well catechized.
I resolved to investigate the matter, as it was only verbal, so that it might not become public.
Freed from his presence, Black Sheep resolved that he should no longer be deprived of his allowance of pleasure-reading.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for resolved
fixed in purpose or intention; determined
- resolvedly (rɪˈzɒlvɪdlɪ), adverb
- resolvedness, noun
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