Part of speech: verb

To obtain an answer to, as a riddle or problem; explain; clear up.

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Usage examples "solve":

  1. When he had found out all there was to learn, about what the blacks had done, and exactly what position the party was left in, he stopped thinking about that part of the question and set his mind to solve the problem of the immediate future. - "In the Musgrave Ranges", Jim Bushman.
  2. " You'll solve the case," Penny smiled confidently. - "Penny Nichols Finds a Clue", Joan Clark.
  3. " Ye are speakin' me own sentiments," replied Terry, who kept looking about him and listening as if he expected every moment that the cow herself would solve the question. - "The Hunters of the Ozark", Edward S. Ellis.