solution as in 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"
answera statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; the speech act of replying to a question ; the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; a nonverbal reaction; react verbally; respond to a signal; give the correct answer or solution to; understand the meaning of; give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument); be liable or accountable; be sufficient; match or correspond; be satisfactory for; react to a stimulus or command
resultissue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); produce as a result or residue; come about or follow as a consequence; a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; something that results; the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
resolutiona formal expression by a meeting; the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together ; the trait of being resolute; finding a solution to a problem ; something settled or resolved; analysis into clear-cut components ; (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung) ; (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord ; a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
solvent capable of meeting financial obligations ; a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
solution as in a method for solving a problem
"the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook"
solution as in the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
root take root and begin to grow; come into existence, originate; cheer for; plant by the roots ; dig with the snout; become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; cause to take roots ; (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; the place where something begins, where it springs into being; (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number ; the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation ; someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) ; a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes ; the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair
solution as in the successful action of solving a problem