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Resolved


RESOLV'ED, participle passive

1. Separated into its component parts; analyzed.

2. Determined in purpose; as, I am resolved not to keep company with gamesters. This phrase is properly, 'I have resolved; ' as we say, a person is deceased, or has deceased; he is retired, or has retired. In these phrases, the participle is rather an adjective.

3. Determined officially or by vote.