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 for solving
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.
     Absolve.]
     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.
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           True piety would effectually solve such scruples.
                                                    --South.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           God shall solve the dark decrees of fate. --Tickell.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: To explain; resolve; unfold; clear up.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  solving
      n 1: finding a solution to a problem [syn: resolution,
           solving]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "solving":
     accomplishment, answer, ascertainment, clearing up, cracking,
     decipherment, decoding, denouement, determination, disentanglement,
     end, end result, explanation, finding, finding-out, interpretation,
     issue, outcome, reason, resolution, resolving, result, riddling,
     solution, sorting out, unraveling, unriddling, unscrambling,
     unspinning, untangling, untwisting, unweaving, upshot, working,
     working-out
  
  

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