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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Solve  \Solve\  (s[o^]lv),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Solved} 
  (s[o^]lvd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Solving}.]  [L.  solvere  solutum 
  from  a  prefix  so-  expressing  separation  (cf.  {Sober})  +  luere 
  to  loosen;  cf  OF  soldre,  soudre.  See  {Loose},  and  cf 
  {Absolve}.] 
  To  explain;  to  resolve;  to  unfold;  to  clear  up  (what  is 
  obscure  or  difficult  to  be  understood);  to  work  out  to  a 
  result  or  conclusion;  as  to  solve  a  doubt;  to  solve 
  difficulties;  to  solve  a  problem. 
 
  True  piety  would  effectually  solve  such  scruples. 
  --South. 
 
  God  shall  solve  the  dark  decrees  of  fate.  --Tickell. 
 
  Syn:  To  explain;  resolve;  unfold;  clear  up 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Solve  \Solve\,  n. 
  A  solution;  an  explanation.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  solve 
  v  1:  find  the  solution  to  (a  problem  or  question):"did  you  solve 
  the  problem?";  understand  the  meaning  of  "did  you  get 
  it?";  "Did  you  get  my  meaning?"  [syn:  {work},  {figure 
  out},  {puzzle  out},  {lick}] 
  2:  find  the  solution  to  "solve  an  equation"  [syn:  {resolve}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Solve 
 
  Parallel  object-oriented  language.  "Message  Pattern 
  Specifications:  A  New  Technique  for  Handling  Errors  in 
  Parallel  Object-  Oriented  Systems",  J.A.  Purchase  et  al 
  SIGPLAN  Notices  25(10):116-125  (OOPSLA/ECOOP  '90)  (Oct  1990). 
 
 




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