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  1. solve

    explain, resolve, unfold, work out, clear up

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  1. solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, workverb

    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"

    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, solveverb

    find the solution

    "solve an equation"; "solve for x"

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

  3. clear, solveverb

    settle, as of a debt

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

    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

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  1. solveverb

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


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  1. Santa Anita Park:

    While this incident happened during competition on a track that has been deemed by independent experts to be safe, we are working closely with the California Horse Racing Board( CHRB) to understand if there was anything additional that we could have done to prevent today's tragedy, today's incident speaks to the larger issue of catastrophic injuries in horse racing that The Stronach Group together with our industry stakeholders are working to solve throughout California and across the country.

  2. Physical Literacy Kamin:

    The research shows that it leads to better cognitive function for kids so they're going to have better results, academically, it's also going to help with behavioral issues in the classroom, because if kids are able to move, they're not going to have so much excess energy. They're going to be able to focus, and it's going to solve a lot of the sort of interpersonal issues that come up with kids as well, because they're going to have an opportunity to get that energy out.

  3. Matthew Myers:

    Kids have shifted dramatically to the menthol and disposable e-cigarettes left on the market under the Trump Administration's policy, the evidence couldn't be clearer : As long as any flavored e-cigarettes are left on the market, kids will get their hands on them and we will not solve this crisis.

  4. Emotional Bush:

    I got no problems with this, and people that do, they either need to get therapy themselves or realize that we can change the course of this country working together to solve problems.

  5. Bruce Hoffman:

    Interoperability has long been viewed as a way to solve lock-in problems, the thing about interoperability requirements is that you have to be very careful with how you design them and what they actually do.

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