1. a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

- he used a solution of peroxide and water

Definition categories: substance, mixture

2. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

- they were trying to find a peaceful solution

Similar word(s): answer, resolution, result, solvent

Definition categories: communication, statement

3. a method for solving a problem

- the easy solution is to look it up in the handbook

Definition categories: thought, method

4. the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation

Similar word(s): root

Definition categories: group, set

5. the successful action of solving a problem

- the solution took three hours

Definition categories: act, success