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Definition of 'solution'

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  1. a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
  2. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
       Synonyms: answer result resolution solvent
  3. a method for solving a problem; "the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"
  4. the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
       Synonyms: root
  5. the successful action of solving a problem; "the solution took three hours"

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