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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

How to pronounce solve?

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Alex
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say solve in sign language?

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How to use solve in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    This is a real threat to the world, whether we want to talk about it or not, north Korea is a big world problem, and it's a problem we have to finally solve. People put blindfolds on for decades and now it's time to solve the problem.

  2. Robert Townsend:

    Compromise is usually bad. It should be a last resort. If two departments or divisions have a problem they can't solve and it comes up to you, listen to both sides and then pick one or the other. This places solid accountability on the winner to make it work. Condition your people to avoid compromise.

  3. Prince William:

    We face a stark choice : Either we continue as we are and irreparably damage our planet or we remember our unique power as human beings and our continual ability to lead, innovate and problem-solve.

  4. New Hampshire Christie:

    When you're president of the United States, when you're a governor of a state, the memorized 30-second speech where you talk about how great America is at the end of it doesn't solve one problem for one person.

  5. Frank Herbert, Dune (Reverend Mother Mohiam):

    The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.


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