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# Synonyms for solve

## Synonyms for (verb) **solve**

**Synonyms:** puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve
**Definition:** find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
**Usage:** 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

**Similar words:** understand
**Definition:** know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
**Usage:** She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means

**Synonyms:** resolve, solve
**Definition:** find the solution
**Usage:** solve an equation; solve for x

**Similar words:** compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure
**Definition:** make a mathematical calculation or computation

**Synonyms:** clear, solve
**Definition:** settle, as of a debt
**Usage:** clear a debt; solve an old debt

**Similar words:** square off, square up, settle, determine
**Definition:** settle conclusively; come to terms
**Usage:** We finally settled the argument