Definitions for solve

Definitions for (verb) solve

Main entry: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve

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

Usage: 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

Main entry: resolve, solve

Definition: find the solution

Usage: solve an equation; solve for x

Main entry: clear, solve

Definition: settle, as of a debt

Usage: clear a debt; solve an old debt

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