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1 —2 uses as in:
I resolved to stop drinking.
- Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes.
resolves = decides
- No man, my lord, should make a vow, for if
He ever swears he will not do a thing,
His afterthoughts belie his first resolve.
There are no more uses of "resolve" flagged with this meaning in Antigone.
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