Translation of resolve in Spanish:

resolve

resolución, n.

Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɒlv//rəˈzɑlv/

noun

  • 1

    (resoluteness)
    resolución feminine
    determinación feminine
    • This will require our country to unite in steadfast determination and resolve.
    • And we fulfill our new role with a steely inner resolve regardless of what others may think.
    • Instead of brushing up on their excuses, they should try stiffening their resolve.
    • Though outwardly he was composed, inwardly his resolve wavered.
    • Joe's resolve crumbled further as he nearly shook with rage.
    • Leaders demonstrate unwavering resolve and set high standards for building great organizations, settling for nothing less.
    • His steadfastness and resolve in the face of his critics are deserving of praise.
    • There is no haste but only a firm resolve to complete the work in time.
    • Very few of us have that firm resolve in ourselves to do what we are really passionate about.
    • Now I knew: She'd become a woman of iron resolve.
    • We showed our cast iron resolve in this matter.
    • My resolve hardened and in one smooth motion I pushed open the door.
    • But this side showed great resolve and conviction and by the interval had drawn level.
    • Her resolve instantly melting, Beth smiled at him and pulled out a chair.
    • He won the first two frames and lost the third, which hardened his resolve.
    • I could feel my knees buckling and my resolve melting.
    • Firm resolve showed in the set of his jaw as he picked her up gently.
    • Having taken our decision, this country will now pursue our aims with firm resolve and with determination.
    • I'm not sure whether my resolve is strengthened or destroyed by this.
    • And strikes can backfire: lack of public support can stiffen government resolve.
  • 2

    (decision)
    decisión feminine
    determinación feminine
    she made a firm resolve to ... hizo el firme propósito de ...
    • We saw that the NATO members added their resolve to the resolve of the United States.
    • The successful outcome of this dispute will also serve as a warning to management who doubted the resolve of union members.
    • A resolution does not carry any force of law; it expresses the resolve of a legislative body by drawing attention and awareness to an important subject.
    • Meanwhile the resolve of some 18,000 engineers and technical workers to continue walking the picket lines remains strong.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (clear up)
    (problem/difficulty) resolver
    (misunderstanding/doubt) aclarar
  • 2

    (decide)
    resolver
    to resolve to + inf resolver / decidir + inf
    • she resolved to do it herself resolvió / decidió hacerlo ella misma
  • 3

    Administration Politics
    resolver
    acordar
  • 4

    Medicine
    (inflammation) resolver
    (inflammation) bajar
  • 5

    Music
    (note/chord) resolver