**Verb**solve has 3 senses

- solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work - find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "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"

--_{1}is one way to understand

Sample sentence:Derived forms: noun solution _{5}, noun solver_{1}, noun solvent_{2}, noun solving_{1}

Somebody ----s something

- resolve, solve - find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"

--_{2}is one way to calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure

Sample sentences:Derived forms: noun solver _{1}, noun solving_{1}

Somebody ----s something

=> Somebody ----s PP

- clear, solve - settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"

--_{3}is one way to settle, square off, square up, determine

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Somebody ----s something