Solve is defined as to figure something out or to find an answer for something.(verb)
An example of to solve is to correctly put together a very difficult puzzle.
See solve in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME solven < L solvere (for se-luere), to loosen, release, free < se-, apart (see secede) + luere, to let go, set free: see lose
See solve in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb solved solved, solv·ing, solves verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English solven, to loosen
Origin: , from Latin solvere; see leu- in Indo-European roots.
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