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Overview of verb solve

The verb solve has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (30) solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work

(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")

2. (5) resolve, solve

(find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x")

3. clear, solve

(settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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