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Noun resolution has 11 senses
  1. resolution, declaration, resolve - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    --1 is a kind of document, written document, papers
    --1 has particulars: Declaration of Independence; joint resolution
  2. resolving power, resolution - the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
    --2 is a kind of physical phenomenon
  3. resoluteness, firmness, resolve, resolution - the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
    --3 is a kind of trait
    --3 has particulars:
     self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will; stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-will; single-mindedness; adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness; decisiveness, decision; determination, purpose; steadfastness
  4. resolution, solving - finding a solution to a problem
    --4 is a kind of determination, finding
    Derived form: verb resolve6
  5. settlement, resolution, closure - something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "the finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
    --5 is a kind of decision making, deciding
  6. resolution, resolving - analysis into clear-cut components
    --6 is a kind of breakdown, partitioning
    --6 has particulars:
     factorization, factorisation, factoring; diagonalization, diagonalisation
  7. resolution - (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
    --7 is a kind of
    physical phenomenon
  8. resolution - the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
    --8 is a kind of
    remission, remittal, subsidence
  9. resolution - (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
    --9 is a kind of
    harmony, musical harmony
    Antonyms: preparation
  10. solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent - a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
    --10 is a kind of statement
    --10 has particulars: denouement
  11. resolution - a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
    --11 is a kind of
    decision, determination, conclusion
    Derived form: verb resolve3
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