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  Definition of Solution
  1. the successful action of solving a problem; "the solution took three hours"
  2. a method for solving a problem; "the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"
  3. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
  4. the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
  5. a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Similar Words: answer, result, resolution, solvent, root

 

Hyponyms: silver bullet, denouement, brine, aqueous solution, bleach liquor, buffer solution, collodion, chlorine water, conjugate solution, conjugate, dilution, electrolyte, eluate, Fehling's solution, formalin, formol, gargle, mouthwash, infusion, extract, injection, injectant, isotonic solution, isosmotic solution, liquid bleach, sap, solid solution, primary solid solution, spirits of ammonia, sal volatile, Gram's solution, toner

 

Derivational Morphology: solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work, answer

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: rastvor and rješenje   Chinese: 方法  
Dutch: oplossing   Estonian: lahendus  
Finnish: liuos and ratkaisu   French: solution  
German: Lösung   Hungarian: megoldás and oldat  
Ido: solvo   Italian: soluzione  
Kurdish: çare   Malayalam: പരിഹാരം and ലായനി  
Polish: roztwór and rozwiązanie   Portuguese: solução  
Russian: раствор and решение   Slovak: riešenie  
Slovene: rešitev   Spanish: solución  
Swedish: lösning   Telugu: ద్రావణం and పరిష్కారం  
Welsh: datrys and toddiant  
 
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