solve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɒlv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sɑlv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(solv)

Inflections of 'solve' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
solves
v 3rd person singular
solving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
solved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
solved
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

solve
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: find the solution to
Synonyms:
figure out, work out, reason out, think out, puzzle out, put two and two together (informal), find the solution to, find the answer to, unravel , shed light upon, decipher, decode, unlock , break , crack , answer , find out, divine , fathom , explain
Sense: Verb: resolve
Synonyms:
resolve , straighten out (informal), deal with (informal), sort out, smooth over, iron out (informal), clear up, settle , work out, get to the bottom of (informal)

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