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resolution

Synonyms of resolution in English:

noun

  • 1 despite her resolution to remain calm, Shannon could feel her temper rising
    intention, resolve, decision, intent, aim, aspiration, design, purpose, object, plan;
    commitment, pledge, promise, undertaking
  • 2 the committee passed the resolution by 26 votes to 12
    motion, proposal, proposition, plan;
    North American  resolve;
    Law  determination
  • 3 she handled the work with resolution
    determination, purpose, purposefulness, resolve, resoluteness, single-mindedness, strength of will, strength of character, will power, firmness, firmness of purpose, fixity of purpose, intentness, decision, decidedness;
    stubbornness, doggedness, obstinacy, obdurateness, obduracy, inflexibility;
    German Sitzfleisch
    informal guts, spunk, grit, stickability
    North American informal stick-to-it-iveness
    archaic intension
    [Antonyms] irresolution, half-heartedness
  • 4 it is hoped that the proposals will pave the way for a satisfactory resolution of the problem
    resolving, settlement, settling, solving, sorting out, working out, rectification, unravelling, disentanglement, clarification, conclusion, ending
    informal cracking
    [Antonyms] continuation, prolonging
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