verb (used with object), solved, solv·ing.
Words nearby solve
Origin of solve
OTHER WORDS FROM solvesolv·er, nounpre·solve, verb (used with object), pre·solved, pre·solv·ing.un·solved, adjectivewell-solved, adjective
Examples from the Web for solver
An exceedingly ingenious constructor and solver of fascinating puzzles, mathematical and otherwise.The Canterbury Puzzles|Henry Ernest Dudeney
It bore the name of this marvel, this solver of the sentimental riddle, and beneath it three interrogation marks.A Wanderer in Holland|E. V. Lucas
The U has been taken from the second 'surely' instead of the first, to mislead the solver.The Mystery of the Downs|John R. Watson
There was a trap for the solver in the words "seven times older than little Johnnie."Amusements in Mathematics|Henry Ernest Dudeney
One solver answered correctly all save four of the questions.
British Dictionary definitions for solver
- to work out the answer to (a problem)
- to obtain the roots of (an equation)