Share this entry

Share this page

resolve

Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɑːlv; rɪˈzɒlv/

Translation of resolve in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (decision) decisión (feminine), determinación (feminine) she made a firm resolve to … tomó la decisión or determinación de …, hizo el firme propósito de …
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    • The successful outcome of this dispute will also serve as a warning to management who doubted the resolve of union members.
    • Meanwhile the resolve of some 18,000 engineers and technical workers to continue walking the picket lines remains strong.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (clear up) [problem/difficulty] resolver*; [doubt/misunderstanding] aclarar 1.2 (decide) resolver* to resolve to + infinitive/infinitivo resolver* or decidir + infinitive/infinitivo she resolved to do it herself resolvió or decidió hacerlo ella misma 1.3 [Admin] [Politics/Política] resolver*, acordar* 1.4 [Medicine/Medicina] [inflammation] resolver*, bajar 1.5 [Music/Música] [chord/note] resolver*

Phrasal verbs

resolve into

verb + object + preposition + object/verbo + complemento + preposición + complemento [light/force] [Physics/Física] descomponer* en; [issue/problem] dividir en 1.1verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento [Physics/Física] descomponerse* en; [issue/problem] dividirse en

resolve on

resolve upon verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[formal] the committee resolved on a subsidy for the group la comisión resolvió or decidió otorgar una subvención al grupo he resolved on completing the task alone resolvió or decidió terminar el trabajo solo

Definition of resolve in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tiesto
m
flowerpot …
Cultural fact of the day

In Venezuela, pasapalo is small portions of food that are usually served with drinks at parties, bars, and social get-togethers.