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 for solved
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Solve \Solve\ (s[o^]lv), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solved
     (s[o^]lvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Solving.] [L. solvere, solutum;
     from a prefix so- expressing separation (cf. Sober) + luere
     to loosen; cf. OF. soldre, soudre. See Loose, and cf.
     To explain; to resolve; to unfold; to clear up (what is
     obscure or difficult to be understood); to work out to a
     result or conclusion; as, to solve a doubt; to solve
     difficulties; to solve a problem.
     [1913 Webster]
           True piety would effectually solve such scruples.
     [1913 Webster]
           God shall solve the dark decrees of fate. --Tickell.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: To explain; resolve; unfold; clear up.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: explained or answered; "mysteries solved and unsolved;
             problems resolved and unresolved" [syn: solved,
             resolved] [ant: unresolved, unsolved]

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