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Synonyms for solve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work(verb)

    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:
    influence, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, lap up, bat, cream, work out, run, function, put to work, figure, elaborate, lick, forge, clear, make, drub, figure out, form, compute, mould, sour, calculate, work, exploit, go, play, work up, make for, mold, bring, clobber, thrash, reckon, act upon, do work, process, crop, exercise, resolve, ferment, cultivate, work on, cypher, lap, cipher, wreak, puzzle out

  2. resolve, solve(verb)

    find the solution

    "solve an equation"; "solve for x"

    Synonyms:
    purpose, figure out, settle, break up, decide, resolve, conclude, lick, work, answer, puzzle out, work out, adjudicate, clear, dissolve

  3. clear, solve(verb)

    settle, as of a debt

    "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"

    Synonyms:
    discharge, earn, take in, elucidate, pull in, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, shed light on, crystalise, illuminate, light up, lick, crystalize, resolve, make, crystallise, figure out, gain, realise, work, exculpate, unclutter, pass, work out, acquit, brighten, authorise, crystallize, clear up, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, sort out, realize, puzzle out, net

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. solve

    Synonyms:
    explain, resolve, unfold, work out, clear up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. solve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    explain, unfold, expound, interpret, elucidate, clear, make plain, resolve, clear up, throw light upon

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Sölve":

    Solve

How to pronounce solve?

Alex
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Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use solve in a sentence?

  1. Aleksander Ceferin:

    Football associations themselves cannot solve this problem, governments too need to do more in this area. Only by working together in the name of decency and honor will we make progress.

  2. Didi Kuaidi:

    There are a lot of things we don't know about China, but what an interesting problem to solve.

  3. Timothy Horan:

    It's almost like ... a jet fighter plane that can do mach six or seven versus an automobile, (Jet fighters) can solve problems that an automobile can't, but in most cases, you're not going to use it. And the fighter pilot is still going to need to take a car to the jet.

  4. Alex Wong:

    We have seen what Beijing did in 2009, which was not effective. More stimulus won't solve the fundamental problem.

  5. Meghan Kallman:

    Knowing that there are people out there who feel the same way helps us come together and say something really politically powerful, this is a huge freaking problem and we need to solve it right now.

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