resolving Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun analysis into clear-cut components
  2. verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide; adjudicate.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance
  3. verb reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
    resolve; conclude.
  4. verb reach a decision
    resolve; purpose.
    • he resolved never to drink again
  5. verb understand the meaning of
    answer; resolve.
    • The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered
  6. verb make clearly visible
    • can this image be resolved?
  7. verb find the solution
    resolve; solve.
    • solve an equation
    • solve for x
  8. verb cause to go into a solution
    resolve; dissolve; break up.
    • The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water