solve
playSimple Definition of solve

: to find a way to deal with and end (a problem)

: to find the correct answer to (something, such as a riddle)

: to find the correct explanation for (something, such as a mystery)
Full Definition of solve
solvedsolv·ing
transitive verb
1 : to find a solution, explanation, or answer for <solve a problem> <solved the crime>
2 : to pay (as a debt) in full
intransitive verb
: to solve something <substitute and solve for x>
Examples of solve
They are working to solve the traffic problem.
If they'll lend us the money we need, all our problems will be solved.
He couldn't solve the math problem.
The mystery has been solved.
The FBI has been trying to solve the case for years.
Rhymes with solve
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