solve

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Verb[change]

Plain form
solve

Third-person singular
solves

Past tense
solved

Past participle
solved

Present participle
solving

  1. (transitive) If you solve a problem, you fix it or deal with it.
    "My kids always make a mess of my computer." "Well, you can easily solve the problem by not allowing them to use it."
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you solve a question, you find a correct answer.
    In the equation 3x^2 + x - 2 = 0 we can solve for x.