Definition of Solve in English :

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Solve meaning in English

Meaning of Solve in English

Pronunciation of Solve in English

Solve pronunciation in English

Pronounce Solve in English


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1. figure out, lick, puzzle out, solve, work, work out

find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

Example Sentences:
'did you solve the problem?'
'Work out your problems with the boss'
'this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out'
'did you get it?'
'Did you get my meaning?'
'He could not work the math problem'

2. resolve, solve

find the solution

Example Sentences:
'solve an equation'
'solve for x'

3. clear, solve

settle, as of a debt

Example Sentences:
'clear a debt'
'solve an old debt'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to find the explanation for or solution to (a mystery, problem, etc)
2. mathematics
to work out the answer to (a problem)
to obtain the roots of (an equation)

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verb transitiveWord forms: solved or ˈsolving
to find or provide a satisfactory answer or explanation for; make clear; explain
to find or provide the correct or a satisfactory solution to (a problem)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. solved, solv·ing, solves
To find an answer to, explanation for, or way of dealing with (a problem, for example).
To solve an equation: Insert the values of the constants and solve for x.

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