Definition of Resolution:

  1. Formal authorization or expression of an action, decision, intention, opinion, transaction, etc.

  2. Appropriate disposition of a complaint or protest through prescribed or standard procedures.

  3. Proposition put before a meeting of stockholders (shareholders) or the directors of a firm for discussion, approval or adoption. Resolutions are of four common types: (1) Elective (see elective resolution), (2) Extraordinary (see extraordinary resolution), (3) Ordinary (see ordinary resolution), and (4) Special (see special resolution).

  4. Sharpness or clarity of a monitor, printer, or scanner image, expressed in an appropriate unit: pixels per inch (PPI) for monitors, dots per inch (DPI) for printers, and samples per inch (SPI) for scanners. For photographic systems, it is expressed as lines per millimeter (LPM).

Synonyms of Resolution

Z, Abandon, Ablation, About-face, Accommodation, Accomplishment, Accuracy, Act, Action, Acutance, Adaptation, Adjustment, Aim, Alchemy, Ambition, Anacrusis, Analysis, Analyzation, Anatomizing, Anatomy, Animus, Answer, Answering, Apodosis, Appetence, Appetency, Appetite, Application, Ardency, Ardor, Arrangement, Ascertainment, Aspiration, Assay, Assaying, Assiduity, Assiduousness, Assimilation, Assumption, Atomization, Award, Bass passage, Becoming, Biodegradability, Biodegradation, Blocking, Boldness, Bourdon, Breakdown, Breaking down, Breaking up, Breakup, Bridge, Bulldog courage, Bulldog tenacity, Burden, Cadence, Catastrophe, Ceasing, Cessation, Change, Change-over, Changelessness, Choice, Chorus, Clearing up, Coda, Command, Commitment, Committedness, Composition of differences, Compromise, Conation, Conatus, Concentration, Conclusion, Concurrent resolution, Condemnation, Consideration, Constancy, Constitution, Consummation, Conversion, Corrosion, Corruption, Counsel, Crack of doom, Cracking, Crumbling, Culmination, Curtain, Curtains, Dauntlessness, Death, Decay, Decease, Decidedness, Decipherment, Decision, Decoding, Decomposition, Decree, Dedication, Degradability, Degradation, Deliberateness, Deliberation, Deliverance, Denouement, Desideration, Desideratum, Design, Desire, Destination, Destiny, Detailing, Determination, Development, Devotedness, Devotion, Devoutness, Diaeresis, Diagnosis, Dictum, Dilapidation, Diligence, Discretion, Discrimination, Disentanglement, Disintegration, Disjunction, Disorganization, Disposition, Dissection, Dissolution, Division, Docimasy, Dogged perseverance, Doggedness, Doom, Earnestness, Effect, Effort, Enaction, Enactment, End, End point, End result, Endeavor, Ending, Endurance, Engrossment, Enumeration, Envoi, Epilogue, Erosion, Eschatology, Exactitude, Exactness, Exertion, Expiration, Explanation, Explication, Exposition, Faith, Faithfulness, Fancy, Fate, Fervency, Fervidness, Fervor, Fidelity, Figure, Final solution, Final twitch, Final words, Finale, Finality, Finding, Finding-out, Fineness, Finis, Finish, Fire, Firmness, Fixed purpose, Fixedness, Flip-flop, Folderol, Fortitude, Free choice, Free will, Function, Gameness, Gaminess, Goal, Gravimetric analysis, Grittiness, Growth, Hardihood, Hardiness, Harmonic close, Harmonization, Heartiness, Heat, Heatedness, Idea, Immutability, Impassionedness, Improper suggestion, Inclination, Incoherence, Indecent proposal, Indefatigability, Industriousness, Industry, Inflexibility, Insistence, Insistency, Instance, Instrumentation, Intendment, Intensity, Intent, Intention, Intentness, Interlude, Intermezzo, Interpretation, Intonation, Introductory phrase, Irreversibility, Issue, Itemization, Izzard, Joint resolution, Judgement, Lapse, Last, Last breath, Last gasp, Last things, Last trumpet, Last words, Latter end, Lawmaking, Legislation, Legislature, Liking, Loyalty, Lust, Meaning, Measure, Mettlesomeness, Mildew, Mind, Modulation, Mold, Motion, Motive, Movement, Musical phrase, Musical sentence, Naturalization, Nerviness, Nisus, Notion, Oath, Objective, Obligation, Obstinacy, Omega, Orchestration, Order, Ornament, Outcome, Oxidation, Oxidization, Parsing, Part, Pass, Passage, Passing, Passion, Passionateness, Patience, Patience of Job, Payoff, Period, Permanence, Peroration, Perseverance, Persistence, Persistency, Pertinaciousness, Pertinacity, Phrase, Phrasing, Plan, Pleasure, Pledge, Plodding, Pluckiness, Plugging, Point, Precedent, Precision, Preoccupation, Preparation, Prognosis, Progress, Project, Promise, Pronouncement, Proposal, Proposition, Prospectus, Proximate analysis, Purpose, Purposefulness, Quantitative analysis, Quietus, Ravages of time, Re-formation, Reason, Reconversion, Reduction, Reduction to elements, Refrain, Relentlessness, Request, Resoluteness, Resolve, Resolving, Response, Resting place, Result, Reversal, Riddling, Ritornello, Ruling, Rust, Sake, Scansion, Schematization, Section, Sedulity, Sedulousness, Segmentation, Semimicroanalysis, Sentence, Separation, Seriousness, Setting, Settlement, Sexual desire, Sharpness, Shift, Sincerity, Single-mindedness, Singleness of purpose, Slogging, Solution, Solving, Sorting out, Spirit, Spoilage, Spunkiness, Stability, Stamina, Stanza, Statement, Staunchness, Staying power, Steadfastness, Steadiness, Stick-to-itiveness, Stoppage, Stopping place, Strain, Striving, Struggle, Stubbornness, Study, Subdivision, Suggestion, Suspension, Swan song, Switch, Switch-over, Tailpiece, Tenaciousness, Tenacity, Term, Terminal, Termination, Terminus, Terms, Tirelessness, Tone painting, Transcription, Transformation, Transit, Transition, Turning into, Tutti, Tutti passage, Unalterability, Unchangeability, Undertaking, Unraveling, Unremittingness, Unriddling, Unscrambling, Unspinning, Unswerving attention, Untangling, Untwisting, Unweaving, Upshot, Variation, Vehemence, Velleity, Verdict, Verse, View, Volition, Volte-face, Vow, Warmth, Wear, Wear and tear, Will, Will power, Windup, Wish, Word of honor, Working, Working-out, Zeal

How to use Resolution in a sentence?

  1. Tammy made a resolution on Monday morning to fire Samantha by the end of the week because she was not productive.
  2. When the companys profitability decreased steadily over a five year period, the shareholders passed a resolution to decrease executive salaries as a way to reduce expenses.
  3. After many hours of discussion and argument between the firms directors, they finally came to an agreement and passed a resolution cutting executive pay.

Meaning of Resolution & Resolution Definition