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  1. [noun] a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    Synonyms: declaration, resolve

  2. [noun] the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
    Synonyms: resolving power

  3. [noun] the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
    Synonyms: resoluteness, firmness, resolve

  4. [noun] finding a solution to a problem
    Synonyms: solving

  5. [noun] something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "the finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
    Synonyms: settlement, closure

  6. [noun] analysis into clear-cut components
    Synonyms: resolving

  7. [noun] (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture

  8. [noun] the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)

  9. [noun] (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord

  10. [noun] a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
    Synonyms: solution, answer, result, solvent

  11. [noun] a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"


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