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.
n : finding a solution to a problem [syn: resolution]