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solve

 (sŏlv, sôlv)
v. solved, solv·ing, solves
v.tr.
To find an answer to, explanation for, or way of dealing with (a problem, for example).
v.intr.
To solve an equation: Insert the values of the constants and solve for x.

[Middle English solven, to loosen, from Latin solvere; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

solv′er n.
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Noun1.solver - a thinker who focuses on the problem as stated and tries to synthesize information and knowledge to achieve a solutionsolver - a thinker who focuses on the problem as stated and tries to synthesize information and knowledge to achieve a solution
thinker - someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
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Translations
résolveur

solver

[ˈsɒlvəʳ] Nsolucionista mf
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