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