ETYM Old Eng. solucion, Old Fren. solucion, French solution, from Latin solutio, from solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. Related to Solve.
1. A method for solving a problem.
2. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; SYN. answer, result, resolution.
3. The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation; SYN. root.
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