Sought a solution to falling enrollments.
The solution to the mystery.
The solution of a mystery.
An example of solution is 4, which is the solution to the equation of 2+2.
An example of a solution is when you hire a taxi to get to work when your car breaks down.
Nitrogen that is in solution in the ocean.
Other Word Forms
Origin of solution
- Middle English from Old French from Latin solūtiō solūtiōn- from solūtus past participle of solvere to loosen solute
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French solucion (French: solution), from Latin solūtiōnem, accusative singular of solūtiō, from the verb solvō.