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1. solution

noun. ['səˈluːʃən'] a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution.

Synonyms

  • dilution
  • liquid bleach
  • eluate
  • aqueous solution
  • primary solid solution
  • Gram's solution
  • mouthwash
  • conjugate solution
  • formol
  • spirits of ammonia
  • bleach liquor
  • conjugate
  • mixture
  • Fehling's solution
  • buffer solution
  • isotonic solution
  • injection
  • isosmotic solution
  • solid solution
  • extract
  • electrolyte
  • gargle
  • infusion
  • sap
  • toner
  • formalin
  • injectant
  • sal volatile
  • collodion
  • chlorine water

Antonyms

  • pro
  • augmentation
  • diminution
  • beginning

Etymology

  • solucion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solutionem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Solution

  • redistribution
  • electrocution
  • counterrevolution
  • distribution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • execution
  • attribution
  • revolution
  • elocution
  • diminution
  • devolution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • evolution
  • pollution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan
  • lucian

How do you pronounce solution?

Pronounce solution as səˈluʃən.

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How do you spell solution? Is it sollution ?

A common misspelling of solution is sollution

Example sentences of the word solution


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tip your head over the sink to pour out the solution.

Quotes containing the word solution


1. It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job.
- Herman Cain

2. Business gives you a massive high. Doing a great deal, coming up with an inspirational solution... It's very addictive. But it doesn't last long. In isolation, it's a bit sterile. It doesn't reward the soul.
- John Caudwell

3. Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.
- Luigi Pirandello

2. solution

noun. ['səˈluːʃən'] a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.

Synonyms

  • solvent
  • answer
  • statement
  • result
  • resolution

Antonyms

  • stay
  • fall short of
  • disagree
  • question

Etymology

  • solucion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solutionem (Latin)

3. solution

noun. ['səˈluːʃən'] a method for solving a problem.

Synonyms

  • method

Antonyms

  • divided
  • free

Etymology

  • solucion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solutionem (Latin)

4. solution

noun. ['səˈluːʃən'] the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation.

Synonyms

  • set

Antonyms

  • truth
  • overstatement

Etymology

  • solucion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solutionem (Latin)

5. solution

noun. ['səˈluːʃən'] the successful action of solving a problem.

Antonyms

  • strengthening

Etymology

  • solucion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • solutionem (Latin)
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