re·solve 1 /ri-'zälv/ vb re·solved, re·solv·ingvt1: to deal with successfully: clear upresolve a dispute2 a: to declare or decide by formal resolution and voteb: to change by resolution or formal votethe house resolved itself into a committeevi: to form a resolutionresolve 2 n1: something that is resolved2: a legal or official determination; esp: a legislative declaration
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
arrive at a conclusion, arrive at a decision, ascertain, be firm, be settled in opinion, come to a determination, constituere, decernere, determine, devote oneself to, fix in purpose, make a choice, make a decision, make up one's mind, plan, propose, purpose, settle on by deliberate will, settle upon, statuere, take a stand, will
clarify, clear up, decipher, disentangle, dispel misunderstanding, elucidate, enucleate, figure out, find a solution, find the answer, hit upon a solution, illuminate, interpret, make clear, make plain, provide the answer, remove misunderstanding, reveal, reveal the answer, shed light upon, throw light upon, understand, unravel, unscramble, untangle
animus, arbitrate (adjudge), arrange (methodize), ascertain, choice (decision), choose, conclude (decide), conclusion (determination), contemplation, decide, design (intent), determination, determine, discharge (perform), endeavor, find (determine), fix (settle), forethought, goal, hold (decide), intend, intent, intention, judge, plan (noun), plan (verb), predetermination, purpose, reason (conclude), resolution (decision), rule (decide), settle, solve
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006