resolve

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sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) acuity , sharp-sightedness , visual acuity
dispute, to settle or resolve arbitrate , conciliate , mediate
deciding vote cast by the presiding officer to resolve a tie casting vote
moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas casuistry
resolve or solve decipher , unravel
improbable person or event to resolve situation deus ex machina
mental resolve grit
English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679) Hobbes , Thomas Hobbes
grand council or grand assembly used to resolve political conflicts or other national problems Loya Jirga
witness whose testimony is both relevant to the matter at issue and required in order to resolve the matter material witness
negotiation to resolve differences conducted by some impartial party mediation
style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s; produces dramatic visual effects with colors and contrasts that are difficult for the eye to resolve op art
period of overtime play to resolve a tie; e.g. basketball overtime period
resolve differences patch up
one who works to resolve a war or settle a conflict peacemaker
mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something predeterminaation
final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner runoff
freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct steadiness
agency (usually a bank) that is appointed by a corporation to keep records of its stock and bond owners and to resolve problems about certificates transfer agent
resolve a conflict work out
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