Meaning of solve

solve

Pronunciation: (solv), [key]
— solved, solv•ing.
  1. to find the answer or explanation for; clear up; explain: to solve the mystery of the missing books.
  2. to work out the answer or solution to (a mathematical problem).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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