NHSI 2008SENIORSDefinitions File – JL2RESOLVEDResolved means to reach a firm decision.Merriam Webster Online 08 http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=resolved
va=resolved One entry found. resolve[1,verb] Main Entry: 1re·solve Pronunciation: \ri-zälv, -zo
lv also -zäv or -zo
v\ Function: verb Inflected Form(s): re·solved; re·solv·ing Etymology: Middle English, fromLatin resolvere to unloose, dissolve, from re- + solvere to loosen, release — more at solve Date: 14thcentury transitive verb 1obsolete : dissolve, melt 2 a: break up, separate <the prism resolved the light into a play of color>; also : to change by disintegration b: to reduce by analysis <resolve the problem into simpleelements> c: to distinguish between or make independently visible adjacent parts of d: to separate (aracemic compound or mixture) into the two components 3: to cause resolution of (a pathological state)4 a: to deal with successfully : clear up <resolve doubts> <resolve a dispute> b: to find an answer to c: tomake clear or understandable d: to find a mathematical solution of e: to split up (as a vector) into two or more components especially in assigned directions 5: to reach a firm decision about <resolve to get moresleep> <resolve disputed points in a text> 6 a: to declare or decide by a formal resolution and vote b: tochange by resolution or formal vote <the house resolved itself into a committee> 7: to make (as voice parts) progress from dissonance to consonance 8: to work out the resolution of (as a play)
Resolved means determined and firm in intent.Random House Unabridged 06 http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=resolved&r=66
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lvd/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[ri-zolvd] –adjectivefirm in purpose or intent; determined.
Resolved means having a fixed purpose.Webster 1913 http://machaut.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/WEBSTER.sh?WORD=resolved
Resolved- Re*solved" (r?-z?lvd"), p. p. & a. Having a fixed purpose; determined; resolute; -- usually placed after its noun; as, a man resolved to be rich.
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