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Synonyms for solution
səˈlu ʃənso·lu·tion

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  1. solutionnoun


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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. solutionnoun

    answer, axiom, explanation, proposition

    conundrum, enigma, paradox, problem, puzzle, riddle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. solutionnoun

    a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

    "he used a solution of peroxide and water"

    root, result, resolution, solvent, answer

  2. solution, answer, result, resolution, solventnoun

    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"

    closure, consequence, termination, event, reply, firmness of purpose, dissolvent, solvent, upshot, effect, firmness, answer, response, final result, result, dissolver, solving, resolve, root, dissolving agent, declaration, outcome, resolving, settlement, resolvent, resolving power, resultant, resolution, issue, resoluteness, resultant role

  3. solutionnoun

    a method for solving a problem

    "the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"

    root, result, resolution, solvent, answer

  4. solution, rootnoun

    the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation

    rootage, radical, ancestor, solvent, theme, answer, etymon, base, beginning, result, root word, stem, root, source, ascendant, origin, tooth root, ascendent, resolution, antecedent

  5. solutionnoun

    the successful action of solving a problem

    "the solution took three hours"

    root, result, resolution, solvent, answer

Editors Contribution

  1. liquid

    a solution is a mixture of liquids and "liquid" can be used in the same way as "solution"

    the woman drank the strange liquid that the doctor recommended. the woman drank the strange solution that the doctor recommended.

    Submitted by Olearjet on November 24, 2020  
  2. quaesitum

    a quaesitum is something sought for, an answer to a problem, the end result, the objective. therefore, the word 'solution' is a good synonym for quaesitum because it means the same thing.

    Submitted by a.k.m.g.mcclenny on November 1, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. solutionnoun

    disruption, separation, breach, disjunction, disintegration

  2. solutionnoun

    explanation, explication, resolution, disentanglement, key

  3. solutionnoun

    liquefaction, dissolution, melting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. solutionnoun

    dissolution, melting, liquefaction, resolution, disintegration, disentanglement, explanation, elucidation, explication

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  1. Jennifer Morgan:

    Material substitution is a false solution, it will just shift the impact to the world's forests and agricultural lands.

  2. Alyson Stoner:

    What I love is that their approach is not a common western individualistic approach which is 'we are the solution for your problem.' It’s not a superior helping an inferior, it’s really dropping all of our differences and working alongside another human being asking how they are doing and doing life with them. Developing relationships that are consistent—and not a onetime handout –that is when you see the transformation.

  3. Carlos Cesar:

    It is important that this agreement is fleshed out before the government program debate in parliament because our commitment is that we'll only contribute to ousting the government if we simultaneously bring a responsible alternative, a durable solution that gives Portuguese calm and confidence, if there is no deal ... we will not leave the country without a government.

  4. Texas Gov. Abbott:

    If the mayor wants a solution to this crisis, she should call on President Biden to take immediate action to secure the border — something he has failed to do. The true ongoing humanitarian crisis is along our southern border.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Some of the same politicians and pundits that are so quick to reject the possibility of a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear program are the same folks who were so quick to go to war in Iraq and said it would take a few months, we know the consequences of that choice, and what it cost us in blood and treasure.

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