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      vb   tr  
1    to find the explanation for or solution to (a mystery, problem, etc.)  
2      (Maths)  
a    to work out the answer to (a problem)  
b    to obtain the roots of (an equation)  
     (C15: from Latin solvere to loosen, release, free from debt)  
  solver      n  
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answer, clarify, clear up, crack, decipher, disentangle, elucidate, explain, expound, get to the bottom of, interpret, resolve, suss (out)     (slang)   unfold, unravel, work out  

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See also:

solver, sole, solvate, solvent

problem solver n.
one who solves people's problems

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