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Definition of 'solve'


  1. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "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"
       Synonyms: work out figure out puzzle out lick work
  2. find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
       Synonyms: resolve
  3. settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
       Synonyms: clear

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