verb (used with object), solved, solv·ing.
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Origin of solve
OTHER WORDS FROM solvesolver, nounpre·solve, verb (used with object), pre·solved, pre·solv·ing.un·solved, adjectivewell-solved, adjective
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How to use solve in a sentence
We know more than ever about how students reason, process information and solve problems.Why hasn’t digital learning lived up to its promise?|Walter Thompson|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
I always think about what my favorite creators are building in their homes and what problems they are trying to solve.Kerby Jean-Raymond Launch ‘Your Friends In New York’|Nandi Howard|September 11, 2020|Essence.com
Whoever’s fault it is, we either all chip in to solve it or we all suffer.
I was only looking for a generic term that helps me to solve my most immediate problem, which is to create a logo.Inbound marketing for brand awareness: Four up-to-date ways to do it|Ali Faagba|September 11, 2020|Search Engine Watch
She wants them to think about different ways to solve a problem.
But one extra trick would instantly solve the problem of crashes that occur over water.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is the first study of its kind in Turkey and raises the possibility that a private solution could solve a public problem.
To solve the problem, we need to study a lot more comets and meteorites.
Is there anyone who thinks the urgent problem we need to solve in Washington, D.C. is how to allow more spending on campaigns?
“I doubt you can solve range and the need for a large magazine with the same missile,” he said.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To solve this one I stopped on the tavern steps, leaned against a pillar, and gazed through the dozing village.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
But, though a capital sabreur, he was evidently not made to solve questions in diplomacy.
In the preceding chapter we have endeavoured to solve the question what are the qualities that constitute good tone.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
The meetings were held secretly behind closed doors because of the grave problems which the convention had to solve.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
To solve this problem, is to know the remedy; and to know it, is but necessary, in order successfully to apply it.
British Dictionary definitions for solve
- to work out the answer to (a problem)
- to obtain the roots of (an equation)