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solve /ˈsɑlv, ˈsɔlv/

(v.)求解(vt.)解決,付給,溶解

Solve v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solved p. pr. & vb. n. Solving.] To explain; to resolve; to unfold; to clear up (what is obscure or difficult to be understood); to work out to a result or conclusion; as, to solve a doubt; to solve difficulties; to solve a problem.

*True piety would effectually solve such scruples.* --*South.*

*God shall solve the dark decrees of fate.* --*Tickell.*

Syn: -- To explain; resolve; unfold; clear up.

Solve, n. A solution; an explanation. [Obs.]

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

solve

v 1: 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" [syn: work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick,

work]

2: find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x" [syn:

resolve]

3: settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"

[syn: clear]