resolve verb

ADV. completely, fully The matter is not yet fully resolved. | successfully | adequately, satisfactorily | amicably, peacefully We hope that the dispute can be resolved peacefully. | easily, readily | quickly, rapidly, speedily | immediately | eventually, finally, ultimately

VERB + RESOLVE attempt to, take steps to, try to | be unable to, fail to The two countries have failed to resolve their differences on this. | help (to) | be difficult to

PREP. by/through The crisis was finally resolved through high-level negotiations.

PHRASES an attempt/effort to resolve sth They met in a last-ditch attempt to resolve their differences. | a means/method/way of resolving sth