Noun > Resolution

Noun – Resolution

1 a (noncount) : the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc. : the act of resolving something

a court for the resolution of civil disputes

conflict resolution

b (count) : an answer or solution to something

We found a resolution to the dispute.

2 : the ability of a device to show an image clearly and with a lot of detail


computer screens with high resolutions


The monitor has excellent resolution.

a high-resolution copier/monitor/cameralwod-clear

3 (count) : a promise to yourself that you will make a serious effort to do something that you should do

He made a resolution to lose weight. (= he resolved to lose weight)

Her New Year’s resolution (=her promise to do something differently in the new year) is to exercise regularly.

4 (noncount) : the quality of being very determined to do something : DETERMINATION

They admired his courage and resolution. (=resolve)

5 (count) : a formal statement that expresses the feelings, wishes, or decision of a group

The assembly passed a resolution calling for the university president to step down.

6 (noncount) : the point in a story at which the main conflict is solved or ended

the resolution of the plot