Đồng nghĩa của resolve

Alternative for resolve

resolves, resolved, resolving

Đồng nghĩa: decide, determine, settle,

Trái nghĩa: blend,

Verb

To find a solution to an issue or problem through reasoning
settle fix solve sort out rectify put right set right straighten out put to rights work out deal with clear up iron out work through hammer out thrash out find an answer to find a solution to find the solution to get to the bottom of smooth over remedy patch up crack unravel reconcile lick harmonize take care of overcome surmount defuse calm soothe ease find the answer to disentangle circumvent master compose harmonise smooth out cope with get the better of put an end to set to rights prevail over triumph over answer fathom repair square untangle mend get over get round heal figure out suss out get around reach an agreement about see to deconflict expedite arbitrate get rid of negotiate eradicate end regulate regularize conciliate unsnarl adjust explain clarify rehabilitate rebuild correct cure regularise tidy up straighten meliorate bring to an end sew up sort agree eliminate erase settle differences reach an agreement simplify compromise throw light on put in order decipher break make good bring around decode unscramble unriddle divine brainstorm unlock puzzle out get realise realize riddle out dope out think out find out make out find the key to decide on get right get to the bottom work on hit upon pan out make a dent determine a solution to adapt change alter modify tailor readjust fashion rearrange fit accommodate set conform tune rework attune revise remodel condition revamp reshape tweak improve amend edit calibrate realign convert transform customize shape align vary coordinate suit refashion redesign restyle tighten doctor reconstruct redo reorganize put mold mould customise arrange refine quadrate tune up order rejig organize modulate reorganise organise redress recast make alterations to make adjustments to tailor-make manipulate methodize reacclimate qualify pitch proportion dial integrate string prepare bend metamorphose orient position make true up set straight make consistent make improvements to make harmonious make peaceful restore harmony to tamper retool remold make innovations emendate reconstitute review moderate revolutionize rewrite regenerate temper permute morph freshen up remix affect alternate remould shuffle replace rehash translate become different reorientate diversify renovate reshuffle commute warp reorient make over rejigger reorder reconfigure redraft revolutionise turn around make different remake reword tamper with balance reform enhance normalize jigger overhaul focus troubleshoot normalise grade sharpen twiddle fine-tune fix up bring into line fiddle with put in working order make conform

Verb

To find an answer to a (usually complex) intellectual puzzle or problem

Verb

To separate or cause to be separated into constituent parts or components
separate divide split break up decompose reduce uncouple unlink decouple disassociate disconnect disintegrate dissociate dissolve part sever clear disjoin dissever disunite divorce sunder unyoke disjoint ramify break down split up detach dissect isolate cut break analyse analyze undo cut off assay take apart disengage anatomize segregate remove cleave unfix study break off deconstruct come apart abstract rend disentangle decompound disaffiliate disband dismantle diverge partition rive slice section set apart dichotomize loose break apart fractionate examine unfasten investigate scrutinize withdraw unhitch free distance luxate disassemble loosen disrupt inspect disarticulate spread alienate unravel think through tear off branch segment subdivide bifurcate scrutinise lay bare cut up keep apart divide in two split in two cut in two abjugate unstrap untether unhook untie atomize delink distil extricate dislocate unmarry dislodge move dismember relocate draw back factionalize distill distinguish rupture splinter disperse embroil estrange put away scatter hydrolyze electrolyze uncombine dock bisect amputate go separate ways become disconnected pull apart come away become detached tear apart determine parse chop off hew off shear off slice off hack off lop off set at odds divide up carve X-ray set at variance fork evaluate tear wedge apart break open divaricate probe itemize portion open particularise strip particularize articulate itemise factor explore research branch off branch out move apart sift consider fork off put asunder draw apart turn off inquire about go over with a fine-tooth comb pore over delve into test dismount chop slash hack rip shear slit take off slice up pierce chop up quarter excise halve lacerate incise split open lop gash crack intersect cross unclasp carve up cut across drive apart break in two cut open prune tear asunder trim drive a wedge between put at a distance truncate axe butcher dislimb mutilate snap hew saw off pull off ax demarcate cut in half disaffect joint seclude extract release break away unclick share unbutton antagonize lay open distribute abscind sour disgruntle alien untwine disentwine knife untangle turn away unloose cut into pieces pull out set against wean lance antagonise portion out share out make unfriendly turn your back on come between make an incision in slot make hostile to push away snap off come off skim end things abscise curtail eliminate remove surgically bust fray compartment unzip unbuckle unbolt take out unbridle unpin furcate dimidiate hemisect nip off prune off clip off chiv shred shave mince hash dice unsnap strip off cut away disburden let loose discumber stand between sort go your separate ways part company rope off group split down the middle score maim make hostile withhold separate into two rip off slice open nick carve out cripple limb liberate cube fell screen off split off section off lose insulate sequester smite open up wound injure disillusion leave disunify dissatisfy disenchant divert apportion crack open hack up drive away quarantine avoid disembarrass deal disburse screen dispense set at odds with cause antagonism between destroy the affections of sow dissension between put on the outs sever connections between schismatize tear limb from limb bite parcel out whack hackle mangle clip fragment jimmy dissipate saw break from cut into cut in place far off size into divvy up break with dole out move away measure out withdraw from walk away keep at arm's length cut off the limbs of solve differentiate take a chunk out of burst penetrate polarise polarize dispel saw down bring down cut down hack down vivisect pit against one another create a schism in create a rift in cause a rift between cause disagreement among drive squander send exscind operate exsect prosect perforate kick in bust in puncture break in chase go in different directions set asunder put to flight migrate clear out move in different directions go their separate ways shatter disject sow dissension make indifferent withdraw the affections of cut apart

Verb

To settle on a plan of action
decide choose commit agree determine elect intend opt undertake conclude propose purpose decree figure will settle on settle upon reach a decision take a decision come to the conclusion make a decision come to a decision make a point of settle on a plan of action make up your mind remain firm take a stand select pick plan take aim go for fix on mean have in mind aspire want look purport name decide on adopt have the intention pick out have in view single out make your mind up establish design expect contemplate meditate consider appoint commit yourself vote wish ponder prefer opt for think of set out have plans settle cull plump judge mark commit oneself plump for covet calculate scheme desire allow go see fit mind insinuate make decision pitch on make a selection plump on exercise choice have every intention feel disposed be resolved vote for handpick return tag cherry-pick vote in designate put in decide upon accept optate receive put in power vote into office nominate tap choose by ballot go down the line admit ballot cast one's vote for make up one's mind on weigh identify agree on have a mind pursue have a mind to set your sights on work towards think to bid for make up one's mind take a stand on make a decision on come to an agreement on reach a decision on come to a decision on come to a conclusion on commit oneself to sift out make a choice on deliberate on reach rule guess cinch conjecture mediate poll surmise award reach a conclusion reach decision fix upon draw a conclusion arrive at conclusion come to decision come to agreement come to conclusion cast the die go down line make up mind form opinion have final word call shots come to a conclusion end with favor favour hand-pick like embrace fancy please make a choice specify feel disposed to take up love crave finger set feel like elect to choose incline toward wish for be inclined toward come down in favour of espouse pick and choose incline towards have as a favourite lean towards think more highly of lean toward be partial to like better show favouritism towards cotton to have a preference for have a bias towards treat with partiality hold in higher regard side with go in for pull out vote someone in want to make a choice to move for stipulate help yourself peg cap demand yearn would like settle for winnow thin sift discriminate pin down forechoose end up elect for indicate cite resolve on make the choice of see fit to make the decision to predestine incline think fit feel inclined to think best discriminate between set aside make choice point out call for co-opt be inclined feel inclined sort out mark out flag up present recommend submit suggest invite put up put down put forward

Verb

To explain away or dispel

Verb

To explain or clarify something
elucidate explain clarify expound explicate illuminate interpret demystify illustrate construe unriddle demonstrate simplify unravel unfold enlighten decode untangle clear annotate gloss exemplify prove shed clear up spell out make clear get across make plain sort out straighten out shed light on comment on throw light on explain in detail make perfectly clear draw a picture expound on straighten up make see daylight reveal decipher disclose tell describe show settle uncover expose answer clear the air give insight into give insight get to the bottom of cast light on figure out solve crystallize illumine crystallise unjumble inform shed light present define specify delineate characterize divulge narrate detail formulate relate recount explicitize recite report communicate portray analyse explicitise analyze characterise highlight puzzle out dissolve make plausible tidy up arrange straighten put away clean up cypher cipher make reasonable tidy elaborate point out lay out put across announce give an account of make known display dope out discover set out set forth publish break down flesh out run over go into detail give the details of clear the air about get something straight draw a picture of make simple translate put in plain English diagram make obvious justify discuss explain in simple terms clue in draw a map of fill someone in throw light upon teach declare disentangle defog unscramble give an explanation of brief lay bare educate exhibit guide put into words express in words paint a picture put in plain words spell it out set the scene enunciate make intelligible paraphrase reword rephrase render convert restate recast metaphrase transpose do into state in layman's language

Verb

To make changes to correct an error or mistake
mend rectify correct redress remedy settle amend better emend reform right put right retrieve revise square ameliorate improve straighten up make good set right set straight sort out straighten out make up put in order put to rights shape up make better repair fix deal with solve cure set to rights restore adjust debug recalibrate make up for upgrade heal make right red-pencil patch up dial back fix up clean up refine reconstruct change help renew ease balance harmonize scrub launder doctor counteract recompense compensate for harmonise make amends for turn around pay one's dues pick up turn things around put something to rights benefit boost raise meliorate enhance go over set the record straight clean up act advance elevate promote perfect enrich straighten avenge alleviate patch recondition reward overhaul tweak end regulate relieve eliminate remove fiddle with do justice go straight cancel vindicate countercheck negate compensate neutralise annul frustrate negative neutralize become better step up clear up make improvements to balance out even out turn over new leaf make restitution make restitution for make reparation for level out recompense for even up restore the balance pay for make amends make reparation be the answer to put an end to get to the bottom of do away with be the solution to mitigate aid rehabilitate attend to square up clean up one's act take care of rebuild renovate remodel refashion alter reorganize revolutionize reshape redesign rework adapt recast remake convert reconstitute revamp restyle redo transform regenerate remould reorientate reorient restructure vary uplift permute tailor customize permutate reclaim remold modernize customise modernise rearrange reorganise revolutionise bring up to code make over make alterations to make adjustments to redeem offset counterbalance counterpoise countervail cancel out nullify atone for outweigh atone expiate modify requite counterweigh repay indemnify edit reimburse rewrite redraft equilibrize reconcile do penance replace touch up pay invalidate appease reword retouch equalize polish review remunerate reinforce arrange tune propitiate obviate emendate refund order rejig restitute reenforce fashion readjust remit make good for equalise pay the price relinquish see to fine-tune make recompense for make recompense honor a claim redeem oneself make repayment set off pay the penalty pay back make redress for work on give back save return redress the balance forgive absolve excuse purge rejuvenate redevelop charge equipoise counterpose equal account undo square things do penance for be equivalent allow for revitalize revivify comp satisfy answer contravene halt counter reduce go against stabilize cross respond lessen stabilise counterwork buck resurrect overcompensate rebrand redraw remaster pay money to make amends to make reparation to make restitution to recoup apologise apologize revitalise doctor up re-create make redress be an antidote to override deactivate defeat subdue overrule overcome make ineffective abrogate conquer defuse wipe out counterweight render ineffective say sorry absolve oneself take one's medicine appreciate assuage hone amplify forward remediate brush up smarten up fortify strengthen beef up augment build on progress smarten transcend lift excel change for the better improve on increase further rescript set temper affect alternate diversify reshuffle rejigger reconfigure modulate remix shuffle rehash become different reorder mould tamper retool make innovations moderate mold warp morph freshen up translate commute make different tamper with shape accommodate conform calibrate fit normalize condition prepare treat iron out jigger align coordinate attune put organize turn maneuver transition make ready handle optimise administer optimize metamorphose act with manoeuvre manage concoct act on work effect process perform on do over pay dues normalise sharpen twiddle quadrate focus troubleshoot sort grade organise tighten suit bring into line put in working order tune up tailor-make make conform get with it

Verb

To pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
rule decree declare determine find judge adjudge deem establish proclaim pronounce settle adjudicate assess decide dictate direct esteem estimate evaluate order hold ordain surmise asseverate call conclude announce command deduce figure fix gather infer postulate prescribe say set theorise theorize lay down make a judgement lay down the law pass upon arbitrate demand enjoin impose set down consider enact count reckon think state mandate rate suppose rule on authorize legislate deliver assert affirm require assign maintain umpire referee authorise believe view perceive regard pass conceive charge promulgate choose guide read the riot act walk heavy put foot down requisition mediate specify issue negotiate stipulate constitute make appoint form judgment trumpet force oblige constrain compel define govern affect influence control foresay institute deal elect delegate commission bless nominate recommend value appraise set out formulate take the reins instruct shape call the tune lead call the play regiment manage have a bearing on bid give a ruling on give a verdict on decide on set forth appreciate sentence apportion award drum settle on sit in judgment pass judgement on pass judgment sit in judgement on make a ruling on blast deal with think of size up look on put one's foot down select designate particularise particularize regard as verbalize pontificate mouth weigh up figure out sum up verbalise believe to be view as see as make provision for pick out write prescription write a prescription for sound off spread around feel opine presume assume allow swear guess imagine sense buy aver credit entertain the idea bet bottom dollar lay money on have a hunch take as gospel truth lap up be of the opinion cross one's heart take stock in set store by swear up and down swear by subscribe to the opinion take the view have sneaking suspicion account gauge conjecture gage suspect look upon fancy understand expect see hold to be calculate look on as speculate class rank interpret as have a feeling take dare say reason daresay divine take for place class as be of the view think of as classify treat weigh presuppose discern guesstimate ween distinguish be under the impression suspicion be of the opinion that have a sneaking suspicion be afraid think it likely put down as grade interpret hold that hypothesize categorize approximate suggest put valuate get the impression compute realize repute apprehend know tell assay intuit take to be have a funny feeling peg hypothesise have a suspicion just know have a sneaking feeling pigeonhole glean identify make out be convinced categorise make of get be given to understand be inclined to think have a foreboding get vibes realise take it rate as deem to be take it as read explain impute ascertain trust derive posit think about consider it right fathom come to the conclusion that draw extrapolate have an idea pretend dream bargain for build on plan on feel in one's bones come to the conclusion estimate as rank as form the opinion take for granted take it for granted take it as given look at fear measure stand position bet be wary accuse think it probable be suspicious smell a rat think probable have doubt wonder disbelieve hazard a guess have doubts point the finger at harbor suspicion calculate to be tab tag philosophise have as one's opinion philosophize typecast price conceive to be feel to be imagine to be venture judge to be reckon to be guess at set at mark down as think to be put a value on put down for button down find to be consider to be be aware have the impression group number have funny feeling have vibes cast have an idea that codify reckon on brand form an opinion of form an impression of type sort see as being set a figure on class as being label form opinion think of as being regard as being view as being look on as being compartment distribute separate relegate bracket assort mark compartmentalize index range file digest observe notice admire contemplate recognize revere characterize triage detect respect comprehend score compartmentalise mark down allot divide break down characterise arrange part grasp pick up savvy cognize register read scent twig catch seize assimilate compass provide for allow for taste apperceive learn decipher dig smell behold decode discover factor in tumble to grok cotton to be aware of become aware of become conscious of become cognizant of get the drift take in get the idea be cognizant of be conscious of come to know get the picture recognise get the impression of feel in bones feel in your bones cotton on to catch on to catch on get to know feel in gut catch the drift be with it anticipate factor into

Verb

To draw, or cause to draw, to a close
end stop finish halt discontinue terminate break off cease dissolve drop ax axe complete close conclude quit abolish abort annul break break up call off can cancel elapse expire scrap wind up belay relinquish sunder determine interrupt lapse pass settle ultimate wrap close out consummate crown cut off cut out dead-end leave off put an end to wrap up bring to an end cut short desist from dispose of end up finish off give up knock off lay off let up pack in pack up put paid to round off round out sew up shut down shut off switch off top off wind down wind something up wink out call a halt to call it a day get done give over pull the plug put a stop to get shut of give something the chop knock something on the head nip in the bud nip something in the bud pack it in put the lid on get shot of pull the plug on suspend come to an end die abandon desist go bring to a close disappear fade vanish peter out withdraw call a halt check bring to a halt finalize draw to a close adjourn pause dwindle close down forgo scrub refrain from be over quash fizzle out run out finalise die out fade away renounce kick call it quits stay diminish eliminate prevent culminate ruin destroy lessen cut dispense with curb wane melt away surcease arrest evaporate abate block bring to a standstill achieve nullify run down pass away recess frustrate obstruct lay off of ebb decrease put the kibosh on do hold up come to a close quell recede avoid bring to a conclusion discharge die down die away carry out fulfill disrupt put to bed accomplish get rid of wreck polish off cease to exist demolish do away with prorogue repeal be no more clear undo rescind postpone shatter perform shelve stem bring to a stop execute eradicate cap sever ditch scratch freeze eschew ease off hold back wear off kill come to a halt scotch annihilate fulfil hamper forsake remit sort out spoil become obsolete remove delay hinder set the seal on refrain stall mar do without nail dash thwart abstain from abstain realize crush intermit devastate impede come to a stop stymie actualize suppress curtail effectuate polish dump disperse subside revoke vacate sabotage evanish leave come to a standstill clinch pull up restrain slacken perfect get through carry off run its course interfere with mess up realise stop dead screw up sink bring to fruition nix cease to be weaken dissipate tail off blow over have done with cry off withdraw from retire from get out of phase out damage discard hold stop trying fail ease defer deactivate dispatch forbear invalidate immobilize go away still impair void collapse catch extinguish inhibit immobilise decimate disunite tie up negate abrogate complement intervene slow shorten withhold ignore drop off recall decline shake disannul prorogate exit depart null put off drop away round up obliterate blight come to rest evanesce put back queer banjax dish scupper suspend proceedings crool shrink cool it become invalid draw up leave unfinished delete cruel euchre do in disconnect moderate become extinct bring up add the final touch to make good go whole hog go the limit bring to maturity do thoroughly put the last touches on make up add the finishing touch to make perfect go through with put the finishing touches on foul up become void fetch up make a mess of louse up cool off strike down roll back decay dry up play havoc with bite the dust blow off throw in the towel throw in the sponge subdue grow less bring to an untimely end put a lid on take a break be suspended fade out put on ice cut it out take five take a breather liquidate dispel fold up button down stop short make a hash of not continue put in cold storage bring to naught blow a hole in forbear from escape from finish with quit cold say goodbye to take care of clean up give a rest fall away throw a spanner in the works of kick the habit throw a monkey wrench in the works of cast aside throw up wipe out disappear from the face of the earth kick over run your term close off kill off bin climax keep turn back junk call bring top bring to end transpire cinch clear up blow yield resign wrap-up back off settle down disturb lift dissociate quit cold turkey surrender despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat be at an end be put on hold succeed draw to a halt wrap something up truncate not do fly by do for stifle disjoin interpose part dissever separate draw to close put a period to stop midstream limit perish stop in one's tracks reach a standstill lay aside be put to bed button up cut loose relieve forlet shutter result slip away bring down curtain be gone be no longer valid bag it stand call a stop to rise down tools head off stop work knock it off fold die off restrict be forgotten get on the wagon hang it up take the cure deal with cut into break into retard tie up loose ends come to the end be through with finish up raise put the stopper on come to a conclusion cripple reverse extirpate snub exsect marginalize oust carve isolate exclude usurp extract overlook excise turn out give up hope abandon hope shut back out renege baulk abbreviate clip abridge pull out of get off carry through go cold turkey sink into oblivion disappear slowly stop doing lie by rest leave alone spell retreat drop out hang up pigeonhole undermine smash take a breather from put the finishing touches to sidetrack fix balk brace cut something short wither wilt give notice hold over attack subvert turn out to be countermand dismiss slow down mothball table cut dead take out marginalise take away put on a back burner remove gradually withdraw gradually replace gradually eliminate gradually stop using incapacitate ravage foil melt continue respite put over hold in abeyance be brought to an end put a brake on retract go by put lid on put finishing touch on call a day put into effect put the finishing touch to mop up top it off put the tin lid on put away degenerate wither away dematerialize relent disable threaten upset deteriorate droop retrograde crumble bate bring to a premature end set aside declare invalid obviate declare take a recess disband relax break short stop cold stop in full flow trail off molder dilapidate moulder cease to be known come to naught go south be done for leave no trace pass into oblivion lay on the table hold off efface render null and void blot out declare null and void expunge get off the hook vitiate erase vaporize taper de-escalate taper off pall lower fall disestablish sell out harm bollix be exhausted be consumed flag take a rain check shun run low go downhill wear away go down go dead fly flee attenuate have an abortion take a rain check on put on the back burner overthrow forfeit divorce sacrifice jilt close the door on terminate the account close the books break down decelerate slack phase down dull coast drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down cool dismantle contract fight intrude on muck up concentrate vaporise parch oppose split up loose wrack shoot disorganize unmake destruct scar become smaller become less grow smaller disfigure stain give out phase something out be depleted be used up withstand resist counter defy afflict taint disappoint trash injure resign from part from part with tackle resolve into render void eighty-six dust off forget about turn your back on break with write off confront refuse oppugn war glitch up bar reject repel put a damper on abjure forego combat buck get rid of by stages hobble staunch hesitate battle against falter waver escape desert dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle strive against bail make a stand against bring to an end to cope with struggle against put up a fight against keep from withhold from prevent oneself from cease to indulge in go without swear off restrain oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from keep off be gone from be done with brush off depart from check out from bail from go away from drop out of clear out from bow out of walk out of walk out on disappear from run along from take off from move from abscond from exit from absent oneself from break off with cast off step aside from set out from shilly-shally put a sock in be abandoned blow the whistle on stand still hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back

Verb

To make (a difference between two groups) smaller or less significant
bridge join link connect reconcile unify unite associate branch couple marry attach bind overcome straddle bring together link up pull together tie together tie yoke bond chain fasten concatenate interconnect annex append clamp annexe stick glue weld affix fix interlink knit hitch adhere pair splice lock hitch on secure hook conjoin lash catenate add make fast bracket cohere tie up tag dovetail clasp hook up interface tack on tag on slap on tie in entwine team string meld assemble leash juxtapose mate paste merge network join up strap fetter moor anchor tether rope truss solder peg tape fuse cement pin conjugate batten pinion rivet clip bolt screw compound subjoin click wed span consociate ally network with plug into meld with hook on tie in with join up with buckle knot cleave close button catch grip band mortise combine tack coalesce nail gum put together integrate hold amalgamate interfuse adjoin blend consolidate interlock harness cling fit repair join together seal match staple stick together patch mend lodge clinch come together braze graft bend stick on align league pool hitch up hew tighten put in put on mesh add on install place joint freeze to snag intertwine insert implant embed put set plant stick fast hold fast be fixed be glued be pasted position hold on include be stuck loop lace clench piece together affiliate mix incorporate instal group fit together shackle grapple hang settle agglutinate post Sellotape federate fasten together fix together tie down pin down hold together stay put stay lock up hog-tie match up pair up strap up cling like ivy reconstruct restore thread melt engage clump entangle tenon inspan accompany Velcro prefix hasp hinge bootstrap to supplement plaster reunify inject rejoin sellotape interrelate communicate intersect latch onto correlate interweave mortar gird espouse take on interlace slot in fit in adjust freeze identify relate braid plait work in cinch mount knit together draw together yoke together articulate ingraft transplant stick to organise organize conglutinate epoxy attach securely peg down link together add to join to intertwist batten down button down clog hug throw in bind up engraft conglomerate piggyback weave patch up make up put down twin trammel be bogged down stick like barnacle embrace slip put up share agglomerate clap propagate transfer remain build on draw a connection between land reunite encompass gather enclose partner stick to like glue lump together hold on like bulldog stick like glue hold on to stick like a barnacle concentrate centralize synthesize meet join forces compact balance make berth center concenter inclose confine encounter centralise synthesise concentre centre marry up beach form a circle come into contact root pair off team up rendezvous establish sew dock situate deposit emplace ingrain bed depose intrench engrain entrench imbed stabilize enroot lay dispose locate gather together baste darn come in drop anchor become one weld together solidify rigidify congeal stiffen station seam stabilise inculcate instil steady instill set up infix hem suture nail down make permanent sew up stitch stitch up

Verb

To arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning
reason conclude deduce infer judge think calculate consider reckon decide derive extrapolate figure gather solve surmise understand ratiocinate syllogize adjudge anticipate appraise assess assume believe compute conjecture construe deem determine draw esteem estimate evaluate expect fancy forecast foretell gauge gage guess imagine intuit make out presume regard suppose suspect take trust work out be of the opinion be of the view come to the conclusion draw conclusions bank on count on sum up think likely have a hunch establish settle view ascertain hold discern say rank distinguish see rate class call tell appreciate conceive make maintain approximate feel put count allow weigh place value guesstimate class as regard as see as rank as rate as form the opinion look at look on as take to be theorize speculate glean hypothesize theorise take it divine hypothesise draw the inference presuppose opine predict postulate posit hazard a guess figure out foresee dare say project be given to understand daresay sense accept take for granted take as read ween be afraid collect dope out prophesy contemplate predicate read size up take it as given extract analyze prognosticate analyse augur cogitate envision evolve presage vaticinate educe find forewarn suspicion portend excogitate plan valuate soothsay previse auspicate spae adumbrate be led to believe psych out examine put forward have the feeling have a feeling contend comprehend be convinced deliberate meditate induce ponder get venture suggest interpret hear learn hazard account set be of the conviction develop perceive classify draw a conclusion philosophise suss out come to understand philosophize look upon premise grant dare-say envisage take as a hypothesis read into reflect fathom notice discover forebode add up number boil down telegraph apprehend read between lines cast foreknow foreshadow scheme predetermine hear tell be informed brainstorm be inclined to think see it coming get the idea see coming have sneaking suspicion count upon go out on a limb form an opinion of call it call the turn form opinion have a sneaking suspicion take something read take something as given take something for granted compass evoke demonstrate suss the way one sees it obtain concede pretend spark dream cook up admit gain moralize draw inference arrive at reach conclusion take it as read theorize that think it likely that come to the conclusion that postulate that evince view as take for credit estimate as know detect define observe see as being set a figure on think of as being regard as being look on as being class as being form an impression of view as being procure put two and two together hold to be interpret as picture omen rationalize rationalise contextualise advance propose declare submit comment remark wonder tip foreshow think out read between the lines pick select survey chance conceive to be set store by believe to be feel to be calculate to be imagine to be air volunteer propound moot generalize acquire receive muse plan for signify announce bode see handwriting on wall forespell tell in advance warn of crystal-ball divine forespeak halsen contextualize stumble on feel for make a guess at make an estimate of jump to a conclusion take a shot at weigh up happen upon take a stab at characterize characterise describe conceive of generalise pronounce pontificate sermonize preach differentiate see through take something on board see the light elicit attain realize see ahead deduct explain realise elaborate arrive reach formulate trace follow make an educated guess editorialize note ruminate reflect on build castles in air kick around head trip cerebrate make guesses make suppositions form theories run it up flagpole chew over beat one's brains review pipe-dream study fall for dope visualize visualise espy entertain take to mean prevision editorialise weigh in put together foretaste preknow forefeel moralise sermonise crystal ball bargain for regard as likely contemplate the possibility of plan on wait for be prepared for allow for pre-empt see in the cards figure on look for watch for bargain on be hopeful of reckon on count chickens have a hunch of prepare for think it likely be afraid of hope for assay express an opinion enumerate cipher sum outline budget tax cypher run over think through set a figure calculate roughly look into take the measure of

Verb

To use the powers of the mind logically and methodically
ratiocinate cogitate deliberate reflect ponder cerebrate reason intellectualise intellectualize analyse analyze comprehend conceive estimate evaluate rationalise rationalize ruminate logicalize appraise appreciate brood consider deduce examine ideate imagine infer judge meditate mull muse revolve speculate stew study weigh mull over figure out have in mind put on one's thinking cap rack brains sort out stop to consider take under consideration turn over use one's head contemplate logicize think think straight think logically think rationally think things through use one's mind use one's common sense use one's brain think about chew over think over meditate on weigh up pore over be in a brown study question debate perpend reflect on ruminate on brood over wrestle with pore on entertain turn dwell on give thought to muse on puzzle over kick around eye review figure excogitate roll stew over deliberate on be lost in thought ruminate over ruminate about wonder brood on cogitate on cogitate about put on thinking cap dwell deliberate about dream agonize over ponder on speculate about moon wonder about chew on look at think through noodle around think out hammer away at turn over in one's mind sweat over think on beat one's brains out about daydream woolgather give consideration to puzzle discuss digest build castles in air be in a reverie ponder over worry about consult brainstorm argue mind chew size up sum up chew the cud bat it around brood about pour it on consider the pros and cons of give much thought to ask oneself about think hard talk over knock around give some thought to ask oneself debate with oneself process run up a flagpole agonize worry meditate over deliberate over envisage envision recollect feel percolate assess be lost in contemplation agonise kick about take stock of bat around bat back and forth bat about discern lucubrate cudgel one's brains sleep on it concentrate apprehend understand flash on plan design scheme purpose intend meditate upon devise project propose plot view engage in contemplation track think deeply say to oneself entertain idea be in a thoughtful state register make sense of contemplate on muse over accept clarify assimilate stargaze metabolize speculate on metabolise stare into space put on one's thinking cap about medidate upon space out zone out trip out tune out be inattentive be in cloud cuckoo land be in a trance have one's head in the clouds be miles away let one's thoughts wander be preoccupied be abstracted indulge in wool-gathering be delirious chaw

Verb

To provide or serve as a satisfactory explanation for
rationalise rationalize excuse explain justify vindicate account for extenuate attribute defend explain away elucidate deliberate excise intellectualise intellectualize reason reconcile think make acceptable apply logic apply logic to cop out give alibi make allowance reason out cop a plea give an explanation for make excuses for provide a rationale for think through give good reason for make allowances for give a reason for clarify answer for mitigate legitimize legitimise clear up corroborate support give a rationale for exonerate oneself give an excuse for shed light on give an apologia for warrant vindicate oneself absolve oneself exculpate oneself give an alibi for throw light on throw light upon answer to acquit oneself clear the air about give a justification for give reasons for argue for make a case for uphold palliate sustain substantiate establish advocate maintain whitewash clear show to be reasonable give grounds for make allowances illuminate give an explanation show grounds for come up with an explanation deodorize protest deodorise back pretext sanction insist on fight for swear by stand by swear to gloss over cover appease alibi gloze over come up with an explanation for provide a justification for provide an explanation for exonerate exculpate speak for plead for cover for say in defense give the rationale behind prove a case apologize for speak on behalf of speak in support of verify confirm approve validate bear out legitimatize legalize legalise legitimatise assert be answerable for show cause stand up for make good on show just cause for do justice to prove to be reasonable speak in favor of

Verb

To make arrangements or preparations for
arrange plan organise organize schedule determine devise fix prepare decide set settle blueprint chart choreograph construct design frame project shape tailor adjust budget calculate draught draft establish scheme contrive coordinate direct manage quarterback lay out map out scheme out fix up pencil in prepare for settle on strategize about agree on get ready work out agree to jack up make plans for set up make arrangements for make preparations for set stage shape up iron out come to an agreement come to terms make plans come to terms about pull things together formulate put together concoct outline orchestrate plot make develop draw up conceive engineer sort out set out programme program mastermind form produce slate line up provide hatch think up appoint designate detail compose create book cook up specify make up block out timetable name agree prearrange order invent dream up see to groom do craft assemble lay sketch list maneuver wangle manoeuvre choose select style machinate see about delineate fashion itemize stipulate ready bill brew sketch out achieve rough out equip fabricate furnish take care of originate cast lay down itemise throw together make ready be responsible for edit fit out register conduct get look after fit impose be in charge of ordain negotiate compass strategize dress prescribe model systematize succeed in effect decide on particularize spell out turn out represent execute run intend particularise lay on premeditate conspire administrate carry out put in order describe come up with deal with propose think of excogitate brush preen primp drum up enroll find a way supply time instruct comb require get together cut prep conclude manipulate attend to estimate state postulate brainstorm prioritize figure intrigue accomplish whip up systematise administer finagle enrol concert promise guarantee contract mount decree poll confirm succeed anticipate condition angle pledge prioritise obtain specificate specificize engage swing trace out regulate decide upon forge imagine slot in insist upon work hammer out coin bring fix a time for plot out aim sort manufacture coif dope out contemplate start up build put up trump up draw think out map engineer a way enumerate aspire rustle up marshal trace secure find demand meditate plan ahead think ahead work it constitute perform catalogue endeavor finesse acquire marshall outfit mold tabulate purpose adapt catalog enter seek synchronize accoutre resolve on reckon on try strive accommodate want attempt vamp improvise document allot wish record mean stage expect insist on mould cogitate arrive at render thrash out covenant note cite essay diary pass target evolve begin dictate synchronise straighten out slot bargain fulfill fulfil diagram relate tidy up endeavour build up discover envisage get up envision spark ad-lib set forth set down stage-manage bring off hit on rig advance run up throw up pin down pull off put down for conjure up carve out make a point lay finger on preset settle upon handle fix something up think through falsify illustrate lay something out rearrange neaten graph preengage rank tidy reorder map something out investigate structure configure spread focus coiffe take on rig out depict define purport state clearly balance dispose of work something out pull strings look into draw plans of bring forth uncover moot stumble upon undertake cogitate on hatch a plot elaborate wrangle shift jockey be eager hope give structure to limit make a precondition of make a proviso of make a condition of knock up knock together detect conceive of coiffure sort itself out be organized be arranged be set out turn out fine finalize deliver launch initiate zoom in on look set your sights on zero in on prink author lay plans instance distinguish individuate swing it cost make a chart of make a diagram of control reach an agreement place in order list in order await attend take care find out about take responsibility for finalise solve piece translate into compound comprise bring on account dry wash ruminate pioneer innovate spark off picture visualize grind out ponder speculate visualise crank out cobble together work on churn out compute predict play games hit upon mobilize finish put in motion set in motion put in place beautify vamp up give details be specific about set a date for perfect make provisions make financial arrangements cost out institute found start head trip fake it get off fix it take out clear up endow clinch bring about finish off mobilise prime poise serve present indulge hand over cater scrape up give cook reserve close complete nail cinch train brace work up provision play it by ear inscribe index set to rights get in order attain pick assign seal legislate declare enact qualify fortify season array straighten arm card forearm get going lay the foundations of gird net win earn smooth the way fill in accouter stock numerate gear get off the ground put down square up make provision have plans desire warm up arm oneself gird up one's loins pave the way get set nail down chronicle recount recite tally bag hook land grab capture lick into shape budget for authorize implement ratify sanction authorise wage proclaim pursue follow through with carry off carry through engage in put through approve come to a decision about make a decision call the shots mesh correlate allocate kit do up come to a conclusion come to a decision nab collar sew up harmonize integrate conciliate reconcile alphabetize write in one's book get on line kit up fit up slap together kit out forecast comb out ensure make it a condition underwrite have as a condition knock off pull down get hold of plan out minute calender pool interrelate dovetail conform attune have in mind foresee have in view think count on fix on have every intention write down tick off key steer chalk out run down break down rattle off reel off check off run off keep count make a list of note down run through button down bargain for figure on figure out fix to rough in lay in provisions make arrangements agree upon reconciliate conduce atune harmonise proportion bring together fit together get it together

Verb

To put an end to
combat fight oppose counter defy eliminate resist withstand end tackle confront obstruct block frustrate halt hinder impede inhibit oppugn restrain stop thwart war check curb prevent repel stem buck battle against strive against cope with put an end to struggle against make a stand against put up a fight against bring to an end to battle contest challenge dispute contend with stand up to fight against fly in the face of contradict controvert take on object to attack go against deny negate cross gainsay take a stand against face down take issue with face contravene contend rebut disagree with argue with duel argue be in opposition to impugn rebel against counterattack lock horns with be against beat assail assault ward off argue against quarrel with disaffirm protest counteract fend off be anti disapprove of negative be hostile to speak against debate disagree rival speak out against refute question set your face against call in question stand up and be counted against be in defiance of take a stand disprove traverse dissent from kick against hold out against take up arms balk unseat meet head-on baulk campaign against reluct refuse countervail stonewall tangle with oppose action compete against compete with repulse rebuff spare no effort set one's face against dissent with take up arms against dig in one's heels baulk at refuse to accept put up an argument stave off wrestle fight off meet repudiate hold at bay match denounce struggle with hold off disclaim disown explode debunk disallow reject disconfirm discredit disavow demur against take exception to call into question demur about enquire come to blows with address be a dissenter from test query face off feud with impeach call out inquire litigate rally against protest against remonstrate throw down accost investigate undermine interrogate fight back hold one's ground against remain firm keep at bay turn down stand firm stand one's ground against face up to put up a fight declare untrue confute try to put out try to extinguish naysay shoot down in flames shoot down shoot full of holes brush aside bar dislike take gainstay dissent expose neutralize disapprove reverse neutralise bombard withstay encounter taunt frown at not countenance search out take issue turn the tables run counter to hold back stall delay hamper foil forestall doubt blast restrict retard arrest curtail agitate against impune disobey spurn betray put off avoid evade backstab complain about grumble about rage against defeat filibuster double-cross staunch beef about gripe about grouse about two-time lessen slow contain dam control act against vie against have bone to pick stab in the back sell out take wind out of sails stay reduce stanch diminish decrease bring to a standstill cut off head off bring an end to put a stop to zap smear slam traduce knock zing break criticize tar trash push tangle criticise call in scramble for jump on go for jugular dig deeper give it one's all shoot for stand up for go for it