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Definition of Resolution

Resolution

  1. The act, operation, or process of resolving. Specifically: (a) The act of separating a compound into its elements or component parts. (b) The act of analyzing a complex notion, or solving a vexed question or difficult problem.
  2. The state of being relaxed; relaxation.
  3. The state of being resolved, settled, or determined; firmness; steadiness; constancy; determination.
  4. That which is resolved or determined; a settled purpose; determination. Specifically: A formal expression of the opinion or will of an official body or a public assembly, adopted by vote; as, a legislative resolution; the resolutions of a public meeting.
  5. The state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought; conviction; assurance.
  6. The act or process of solving; solution; as, the resolution of an equation or problem.
  7. A breaking up, disappearance; or termination, as of a fever, a tumor, or the like.
  8. The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord.

Resolution Quotations

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
Leo Tolstoy

Any time scientists disagree, it's because we have insufficient data. Then we can agree on what kind of data to get; we get the data; and the data solves the problem. Either I'm right, or you're right, or we're both wrong. And we move on. That kind of conflict resolution does not exist in politics or religion.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Information is the resolution of uncertainty.
Claude Shannon

No one's ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that's abandoned by February.
Suze Orman
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Resolution Translations

resolution in Dutch is resolutie, motie
resolution in Italian is dissoluzione, deliberazione