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resolution (statement)

Definition:

a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

Class:

communication noun (communicative processes and contents)

Plural:

resolutions

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

answer | result | solution | solvent | A. [acronym] | a. [acronym] | ans. [abbreviation] | sol. [abbreviation] | soln. [abbreviation]

Etymology:

"a breaking into parts", from Latin resolutionem (nominative resolutio) "process...
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Definition references

Wikipedia:

Solvent

a substance that dissolves a solute, resulting in a solution. A solvent is usually a liquid but can also be a solid or a gas. The maximum quantity of solute that can dissolve in a specific volume of solvent varies with temperature. Common uses for... (45 of 3380 words)

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Solvent (disambiguation)

may refer to: Solvent, a liquid that dissolves another material | Solvent (producer), the stage name of electronic musician Jason Amm | Solvency, a company's capability to meet its financial obligations | Solvation | Solvent cabinet | Solvent exposure... (34 of 91 words, 7 definitions)

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Collins Dictionary:

solvent | solvent liquid | solvently [adverb, derived]

capable of meeting financial obligations | (of a substance, especially a liquid) capable of dissolving another substance | a liquid capable of ... (20 of 465 words, 5 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/solvent

Columbia Encyclopedia:

solvent

constituent of a solution that acts as a dissolving agent. In solutions of solids or gases in a liquid, the liquid is the solvent. In all other ... (27 of 156 words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

solvent | solvency [derived]

having assets in excess of liabilities; able to pay one's debts | [attributive] : able to dissolve other substances | the liquid in which a solute is ... (25 of 121 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/solvent

Britannica Encyclopedia:

solvent [chemistry]

Substance, ordinarily a liquid, in which other materials dissolve to form a solution. Polar solvents favour formation of ions; nonpolar ones do not. ... (23 of 86 words)

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Merriam-Webster:

solvent [entry 1, adjective] | solvently [adverb, related]

able to pay all legal debts | that dissolves or can dissolve (11 of 64 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/solvent

solvent [entry 2, noun] | solventless [adjective, related]

a usually liquid substance capable of dissolving or dispersing one or more other substances | something that provides a solution | something that ... (21 of 51 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

solvent | solvency [noun, related]

Capable of meeting financial obligations. | [chemistry] Capable of dissolving another substance. | [chemistry] ; A substance in which another ... (18 of 62 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

solvent [countable, chemistry] | solvents [plural]

a liquid used for dissolving a solid substance so that it becomes part of the liquid ; a liquid that has a solid substance dissolved in it so that it ... (30 of 60 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/solvent

solvent [adjective]

if you are solvent, you have enough money to pay your bills and other debts (15 of 38 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

solvent

able to pay all one's debts or meet all financial responsibilities | that dissolves or can dissolve another substance | a substance, usually liquid, ... (22 of 47 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

solvent | menstruum | menstruums [plural] | menstrua [plural]

able to pay all just debts. | having the power of dissolving; causing solution. | a substance that dissolves another to form a solution. | something ... (23 of 43 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/solvent

Wiktionary:

solvent | solvents [plural] | insolvent [antonym, sense-specific]

A liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution. | That which resolves. | Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets. | having the power of dissolving; causing solution. (40 of 42 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/solvent

Cambridge Dictionary:

solvent [entry 1] | solvency [noun, derived]

(especially of companies) having enough money to pay all the money that is owed to other people Opposite: insolvent (19 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/solvent 1

solvent [entry 2]

a liquid in which solids will dissolve (7 of 14 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/solvent 2

Encarta Dictionary:

solvent | solvents [plural]

having enough money to cover expenses and debts | able to dissolve substances | a substance in which other substances are dissolved, often a liquid (23 of 65 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861710272​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

resolution

First use: early 15th century

Origin: "a breaking into parts", from Latin resolutionem (nominative resolutio) "process of reducing things into simpler forms", from past ... (21 of 57 etymology words)

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solution

First use: late 14th century

Origin: "a solving or being solved", from Old French solucion, from Latin solutionem (nominative solutio) "a loosening or unfastening", ... (21 of 45 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

resolution | resolutions [plural]

Origin: Recorded since 1412, as Middle English resolucioun "a breaking into parts", either from Anglo-Norman or directly from Latin resolūtiō ("a loosening, solution"), from resolvere ("to loosen"), itself from the intensive prefix... (31 of 35 etymology words)

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solution

Origin: Old French solucion (French: solution).

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Merriam-Webster:

resolution

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English resolucioun, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French resolucion, from Latin resolution-, resolutio, from resolvere (see resolve)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/resolution

solution

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English solucion explanation, dispersal of bodily humors, from Anglo-French, from Latin solution-, solutio, from solvere to loosen, solve

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/solution

New World Dictionary:

resolution

Origin: Middle English resolucioun, dissolution from Middle French resolution from Latin resolutio from resolutus: see "resolute"

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solution

Origin: Middle English solucion from Old French from Latin solutio from solutus: see "solute"

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Oxford Dictionary:

resolution

Origin: late Middle English: from Latin resolutio(n-), from resolvere "loosen, release" (see "resolve")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/resolution

solution | solutions

Origin: late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin solutio(n-), from solvere "loosen" (see "solve")

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American Heritage Dictionary:

solution

Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin solūtiō, solūtiōn-, from solūtus, past participle of solvere, to loosen; see "solute".

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Collins Dictionary:

solution

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Latin solūtiō an unloosing, from solūtus; see solute

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Encarta Dictionary:

resolution | resolutions [plural]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Directly or via French from Latin resolution- from past participle of resolvere

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861700916​/definition​.html  [offline]

solution | solutions [plural] | solutioned [past tense] | solutioning [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: French from Latin solution- from solut-, past participle of solvere "loosen, dissolve"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861710263​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

resolution | resolutions [plural]

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solution

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Collins Dictionary:

resolution

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solution

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

resolution | resolutions [plural]

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solution [countable] | solutions [plural]

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

resolution | resolutions [plural]

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solution [countable] | solutions [plural]

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Cambridge Dictionary:

resolution [entry 1]

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solution [entry 1]

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the Free Dictionary:

resolution

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solution

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Google Dictionary:

resolution | resolutions [plural]

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solution | solutions [plural]

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

resolution

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solution

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YourDictionary Audio:

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freedictionary.org:

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