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. [1913 Webster]

That makes him a resolved enemy. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

I am resolved she shall not settle here. --Fielding. [1913 Webster]

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  • resolved — index decisive, deliberate, indomitable, inexorable, inflexible, intense, intentional, patient, peremptory …   Law dictionary

  • resolved — [ri zälvd′, rizôlvd′] adj. firm and fixed in purpose; determined; resolute resolvedly [rizäl′vid lē, rizôl′vid lē] adv …   English World dictionary

  • resolved — adj. (usu. does not stand alone) 1) firmly resolved 2) resolved to + inf. (we are resolved to finish the work on time) 3) (formal) resolved that + clause; subj. (be it resolved that an official delegation be/should be sent) * * * [rɪ zɒlvd] subj …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Resolved — Resolve Re*solve (r?*z?lv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resolved} ( z?lvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Resolving}.] [L. resolvere, resolutum, to untie, loosen, relax, enfeeble; pref. re re + solvere to loosen, dissolve: cf. F. r[ e]soudare to resolve. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resolved — ir·resolved; resolved; un·resolved; …   English syllables

  • resolved — [[t]rɪzɒ̱lvd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to inf If you are resolved to do something, you are determined to do it. [FORMAL] Most folk with property to lose were resolved to defend it. Syn: determined …   English dictionary

  • resolved —   Ho oholo.    ♦ Be it resolved, ho oholo ia …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • resolved — resolvedly /ri zol vid lee/, adv. resolvedness, n. /ri zolvd /, adj. firm in purpose or intent; determined. [1490 1500; RESOLVE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • RESOLVED — Randomized Evaluation of Strategies for Left Ventricular Dysfunction [study] …   Medical dictionary

  • resolved — re|solved [ rı zalvd ] adjective never before noun FORMAL determined to do something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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