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solve

solve

 
pronunciation:
salv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: solved, solves, solving
definition: to find or figure out an answer to.
He solved his bully problem by going home a different way.She solved all of the math problems.The detectives quickly solved the crime.
synonyms:
crack
similar words:
answer, decide, explain, resolve, straighten out, understand
derivation: solvable (adj.)
Word Parts
The word solve contains the following part:
solv, solu Latin root that means loosen