Textual thesaurus for "solve"

(verb) puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out

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

(verb) resolve

find the solution

solve an equation; solve for x

(verb) clear

settle, as of a debt

clear a debt; solve an old debt