|1.||[ verb ] find the solution to (a problem or question):"did you solve the problem?"; understand the meaning of|
|Synonyms:||figure_out puzzle_out lick work_out work|
"did you get it?" "Did you get my meaning?" "He could not work the math problem"
|Related terms:||understand answer guess answer riddle strike break solution resolution reason|
|2.||[ verb ] (mathematics) find the solution to|
"solve an equation"
|Related terms:||calculate factorize convergent_thinker|
|3.||[ verb ] settle, as of a debt|
"clear a debt" "solve an old debt"