res·o·lute /ˈrɛzəˌlut, lət/
1. One who is resolute; hence, a desperado. [Obs.]
2. Redelivery; repayment. [Obs.] “Yearly resolutes, deductions, and payments.”
1. Having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady.
Edward is at hand,
Ready to fight; therefore be resolute. --Shak.
2. Convinced; satisfied; sure. [Obs.]
3. Resolving, or explaining; as, the Resolute Doctor Durand. [Obs.]
Syn: -- Determined; decided; fixed; steadfast; steady; constant; persevering; firm; bold; unshaken.
adj 1: firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and
determination; "stood resolute against the enemy";
"faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and
unshakeable faith" [ant: irresolute]
2: characterized by quickness and firmness; "his reply was
unhesitating" [syn: unhesitating]