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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 solve /ˈsɑlv, ˈsɔlv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
      2: find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x" [syn:
      3: settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
         [syn: clear]