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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work(verb)

    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"

    influence, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, lap up, bat, cream, work out, run, function, put to work, figure, elaborate, lick, forge, clear, make, drub, figure out, form, compute, mould, sour, calculate, solve, work, exploit, go, play, work up, make for, mold, bring, clobber, thrash, reckon, act upon, do work, process, crop, exercise, resolve, ferment, cultivate, work on, cypher, lap, cipher, wreak, puzzle out

  2. resolve, solve(verb)

    find the solution

    "solve an equation"; "solve for x"

    purpose, figure out, settle, break up, decide, solve, resolve, conclude, lick, work, answer, puzzle out, work out, adjudicate, clear, dissolve

  3. clear, solve(verb)

    settle, as of a debt

    "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"

    discharge, earn, take in, elucidate, pull in, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, shed light on, crystalise, illuminate, light up, lick, crystalize, resolve, make, crystallise, figure out, gain, realise, work, solve, exculpate, unclutter, pass, work out, acquit, brighten, authorise, crystallize, clear up, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, sort out, realize, puzzle out, net

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. solve(v. a.)

    explain, unfold, expound, interpret, elucidate, clear, make plain, resolve, clear up, throw light upon

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