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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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Adj.1.solved - explained or answered; "mysteries solved and unsolved; problems resolved and unresolved"
unresolved, unsolved - not solved; "many crimes remain unsolved"; "many problems remain unresolved"
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Thus Hippias of Thasos solved the difficulties in the lines,--{delta iota delta omicron mu epsilon nu (delta iota delta omicron mu epsilon nu) delta epsilon / omicron iota,} and { tau omicron / mu epsilon nu / omicron upsilon
Or again, the question may be solved by punctuation, as in Empedocles,--
Levin was insufferably bored that evening with the ladies; he was stirred as he had never been before by the idea that the dissatisfaction he was feeling with his system of managing his land was not an exceptional case, but the general condition of things in Russia; that the organization of some relation of the laborers to the soil in which they would work, as with the peasant he had met half-way to the Sviazhskys', was not a dream, but a problem which must be solved.
We had our greatest difficulty with the webbed feet, but even that problem was finally solved, so that when we moved about we did so quite naturally.
Ghak finally solved the problem, in part, by lifting Perry in his powerful arms and carrying him.
It is but a superficial mode of examining into this question to begin with the place and the people; for it may happen that these may be divided from that, or that some one of them may live in one place, and some in another (but this question may be regarded as no very knotty one; for, as a city may acquire that appellation on many accounts, it may be solved many ways); and in like manner, when men inhabit one common place, when shall we say that they inhabit the same city, or that the city is the same?
Geoffrey solved this problem also in his own decisive way.
Yes, they are splendid, splendid youngsters," chimed in the count, who always solved questions that seemed to him perplexing by deciding that everything was splendid.
HANGU -- Dispute Resolution Council (DRC) was very effective in solving the problems and disputes among the masses of the district and so far Hangu district solved 90% of the cases in the district said by Chairman DRC Malik Aqil Khan.
In every realm of human endeavor, problems that are easier to understand--and therefore easier to solve--get solved sooner than problems that are harder to understand and therefore harder to solve.
They look for similar situations to see how problems were solved and then adapt the information that they find to fit their own needs.