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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.
True piety would effectually solve such scruples.
God shall solve the dark decrees of fate. --Tickell.
Syn: To explain; resolve; unfold; clear up.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: finding a solution to a problem [syn: resolution,
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,
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