Definition of 'solve'
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The mystery was solved when we discovered that she was staying with her daughter in another town. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They may be caused by your shoes rubbing so padding and sensible footwear may solve the problem. The Sun (2008)To solve the equation most of the terms have to be guessed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your brain can only solve one problem at a time. Christianity Today (2000)Your ability to solve problems for other people is a real plus factor. The Sun (2009)The moon helps you solve a mystery about money and your original family name. The Sun (2012)Keeping your ears dry and leaving them alone may solve the problem. The Sun (2012)It is not like solving an equation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We like this idea of taking one waste to solve another waste problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You need him to want to solve the problem and realise he can. The Sun (2010)They have the money and resources now to solve their own terrible problems. The Sun (2012)The cowardly hound and his friends attempt to solve a mystery on an island resort. The Sun (2010)It may not be solved at all. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)The whole series is about solving just one murder. The Sun (2011)Those with a thirst for problem solving can go far. The Sun (2016)The huge strides in science mean that the mystery could now be solved. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Luck plus logic solves a family mystery. The Sun (2006)For a manufacturer with only one line this may be solved by adjusting the margin. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The problem of unemployment during perestroika is not an easy one to solve. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)Politicians from health and education departments need to work together now to solve this crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This entire generation of footballers get it in the neck for their conspicuous inability to solve differential equations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can solve a family mystery. The Sun (2011)You have got questions about probability, symmetry transformations and solving equations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'solve'
British English: solve /sɒlv/ VERB
If you solve a problem or a question, you find a solution or an answer to it.
Violence won't solve anything.
- American English: solve
- Arabic: يُحِلُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: resolver
- Chinese: 解决
- Croatian: riješiti
- Czech: řešit
- Danish: løse
- Dutch: oplossen probleem
- European Spanish: resolver
- Finnish: ratkaista
- French: résoudre
- German: lösen Rätsel
- Greek: λύνω
- Italian: risolvere
- Japanese: 解決する
- Korean: 해결하다
- Norwegian: løse
- Polish: rozwiązać rozstrzygnąć
- European Portuguese: resolver
- Romanian: a rezolva
- Russian: разрешить
- Spanish: resolver
- Swedish: lösa
- Thai: แก้ปัญหา
- Turkish: çözmek
- Ukrainian: вирішувати
- Vietnamese: giải quyết
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