Variant of solve
- to find or provide a satisfactory answer or explanation for; make clear; explain
- to find or provide the correct or a satisfactory solution to (a problem)
Origin: Middle English solven from Classical Latin solvere (for se-luere), to loosen, release, free from se-, apart (see secede) plush luere, to let go, set free: see lose
- solver noun
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