Associations to the word «Solution»


SOLUTION, noun. A homogeneous mixture, which may be liquid, gas or solid, formed by dissolving one or more substances.
SOLUTION, noun. An act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.
SOLUTION, noun. The answer to a problem.
SOLUTION, noun. (marketing buzzword) A product, service or suite thereof.
SOLUTION, noun. (legal) (UK) (archaic) (rare) Satisfaction of a claim or debt.

Dictionary definition

SOLUTION, noun. A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water".
SOLUTION, noun. 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".
SOLUTION, noun. A method for solving a problem; "the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook".
SOLUTION, noun. The set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation.
SOLUTION, noun. The successful action of solving a problem; "the solution took three hours".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.