troubleshoot

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trou·ble·shoot

also trou·ble-shoot (trŭb′əl-sho͞ot′)
v. trou·ble·shot (-shŏt′), trou·ble·shoot·ing, trou·ble·shoots also trou·ble-shot or trou·ble-shoot·ing or trou·ble-shoots
v.intr.
To work or serve as a troubleshooter.
v.tr.
To investigate as a troubleshooter; determine and settle problems with: "cited the service it performed in trouble-shooting an employee problem" (Vance Packard).

troubleshoot

(ˈtrʌblˌʃuːt)
vb
to locate the cause of (a problem) and remove or treat it

trou•ble•shoot

(ˈtrʌb əlˌʃut)

v. -shoot•ed -shot, -shoot•ing. v.i.
1. to act or be employed as a troubleshooter.
v.t.
2. to deal with in the capacity of a troubleshooter.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.troubleshoot - solve problemstroubleshoot - solve problems; "He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"
fix, furbish up, mend, repair, bushel, doctor, touch on, restore - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"