Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Having found a solution to a problem or issue; settled or determined.
After much discussion, the team finally came to a resolved decision on how to proceed.
Fixed or established; not likely to change or be unsettled.
The dispute between the two parties was finally settled after months of negotiation.
Having made a firm decision; conclusive or final.
After considering all the options, she made a decided choice to pursue a career in medicine.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Resolved implies that a solution has been found to a problem or issue.
- 2Settled suggests that something is fixed or established and not likely to change.
- 3Decided indicates that a firm decision has been made and is conclusive or final.
Good things to know
- 1Problem-Solving: Use these antonyms to describe the state of a problem or issue.
- 2Decision-Making: Incorporate these words to indicate that a decision has been made.
- 3Legal Matters: Utilize these antonyms in legal contexts to describe the outcome of a case or dispute.
The antonyms of unresolved convey a sense of finality and indicate that a problem or issue has been addressed and resolved. Resolved implies a solution has been found, settled suggests something is fixed, and decided indicates a firm decision has been made. Use these words in problem-solving, decision-making, and legal contexts.