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Verb: solve sólv - Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
"did you solve the problem?"; - work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick [N. Amer, informal], work, suss [Brit, informal], suss out [Brit, informal], unriddle
- Find a solution by calculation, algebra or detailed analysis
"solve for x"; "solve an equation"; - resolve
- Settle, as of a debt
"solve an old debt"; - clear
Derived forms: solved, solving, solves Type of: calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, determine, figure [N. Amer], reckon, settle, square off, square up, understand, work out Encyclopedia: Solve |
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