To Solve. v.a. [solvo, Latin.] To clear; to explain; to untie an intellectual knot.
He would solve high dispute
With conjugal caresses. Milton.
Do thou, my soul, the destin'd period wait,
When God shall solve the dark decrees of fate;
His now unequal dispensations clear,
And make all wise and beautiful appear. Tickell.
It is mere trifling to raise objections, merely for the sake of answering and solving them. Watts.