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 Meanings and Examples of RESOLVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
resolve
 v.  make a firm decision about; find a solution to
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I resolved in my future conduct to redeem the past; and I can say with honesty that my resolve was fruitful of some good.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
2  While Rebecca spoke thus, her high and firm resolve, which corresponded so well with the expressive beauty of her countenance, gave to her looks, air, and manner, a dignity that seemed more than mortal.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  "Those who see quickly, will resolve quickly, and act quickly," said Julia.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  To do him justice, however, he did not resolve to appropriate it; for remembering that there was some very good ranting-ground in Frederick, he professed an equal willingness for that.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  She could only resolve to avoid such self-delusion in future, and think with heightened gratitude of the extraordinary blessing of having one such truly sympathising friend as Lady Russell.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
6  Some one must resolve on being off for Uppercross instantly.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
7  But Providence is nothing if not coquettish; and no sooner had Eustacia formed this resolve than the opportunity came which, while sought, had been entirely withholden.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
8  Full of this resolve to marry in haste, and wring the heart of the proud girl, Wildeve went his way.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
9  With the same resolve to keep up a show of conversation he said, about seven o'clock in the evening, "There's an eclipse of the moon tonight."
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
10  Up to this hour he had persevered in his resolve not to invite her back.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
11  But when, in pursuance of this resolve, Thomasin reached the van and looked in she found it to be untenanted; though there was no doubt that it was the reddleman's.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
12  And here he comes, if I am not mistaken, to resolve all our doubts.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
13  But here she comes in person to resolve our doubts.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
14  If this matter is not to become public, we must give ourselves certain powers and resolve ourselves into a small private court-martial.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
15  Both bowed to the inexorable truth: they knew that Zeena never changed her mind, and that in her case a resolve once taken was equivalent to an act performed.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  One possibility to resolve the impasse is a new candidate.
17  “Today's charges demonstrate the Competition Bureau's resolve to stop cartel activity in Canada,” John Pecman, interim commissioner of competition, said in a statement.
18  Faith in our collective power to resolve seemingly intractable problems is a gift that should inspire us all this Thanksgiving.
19  In analysis the individual resolves difficult emotional conflicts.
20  The reason why a great man is great is that he resolves to be a great man.
21  It resolves shareholder allegations that Fannie Mae defrauded shareholders and inflated its stock by issuing false and misleading statements about its internal controls, capitalization, accounting, and exposure to subprime and low-documentation "Alt-A" mortgages.
22  Do not, for one repulse, give up the purpose that you resolved to effect.
23  I resolved to visit my grandmother at least once a year.
24  The crisis was resolved by negotiations.
25  He resolved on/against an early start.
26  Do not, for one repulse, forgo the purpose that you resolved to effect.
27  Do not, for one repulse, forgo the purpose that you resolved to effort.
28  Do not, for one repulse, forgot the purpose that you resolved to effort.
29  Do nor for one repulse, for go the purpose that you resolved to effort.
30  The matter should be resolved by the executive branch of government.