# Meaning & Definition of Solve in English

English⟶

## Solve

/sɑlv/

## verb

1. Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

- "Did you solve the problem?"

- "Work out your problems with the boss"

- "This unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"

- "Did you get it?"

- "Did you get my meaning?"

- "He could not work the math problem"

synonym:

- solve,
- work out,
- figure out,
- puzzle out,
- lick,
- work

2. Find the solution

- "Solve an equation"

- "Solve for x"

synonym:

- resolve,
- solve

3. Settle, as of a debt

- "Clear a debt"

- "Solve an old debt"

synonym:

- clear,
- solve

## Examples of using

The new constitution will not solve the problems of Egypt.

Can you solve these puzzles?

None of the students could solve the problem.