Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of solution | Another word for solution | What is solution?

Definition 1: the successful action of solving a problem - [noun denoting act]

Samples where solution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the solution took three hours

(solution is a kind of ...) an attainment that is successful

"his success in the marathon was unexpected" "his new play was a great success"

Definition 2: a method for solving a problem - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where solution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(solution is a kind of ...) a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

(... is a kind of solution ) a simple guaranteed solution for a difficult problem

"no silver bullet can make the world safe from terrorism"

Definition 3: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where solution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for solution in the sense of this definition

(solution is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of solution ) the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work

Definition 4: the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for solution in the sense of this definition

(solution is a kind of ...) (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols

"the set of prime numbers is infinite"

Definition 5: a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where solution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used a solution of peroxide and water

(solution is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution containing chemicals that can change the color of a photographic print

(... is a kind of solution ) a liquid solution of copper sulfate and potassium tartrate and sodium hydroxide that is used to test for sugar in the urine; solution turns reddish when sugar is present

(... is a kind of solution ) a 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens

(... is a kind of solution ) a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

(... is a kind of solution ) any solution that is injected (as into the skin)

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution containing bleaching agents; used for laundry

(... is a kind of solution ) a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

(... is a kind of solution ) a homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals; a constituent of alloys that is formed when atoms of an element are incorporated into the crystals of a metal

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution used in staining bacteria by Gram's method; consists of one part iodine and two parts potassium iodide and 300 parts water

(... is a kind of solution ) a liquid solution that results from elution

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution that conducts electricity

"the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health"

(... is a kind of solution ) a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution containing bleaching agents that is used to bleach textiles or paper pulp

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution containing a buffer

(... is a kind of solution ) a colorless syrupy solution of pyroxylin in ether and alcohol; used as a coating for wounds or photographic films

(... is a kind of solution ) an aqueous solution of chlorine used as a bleaching agent

(... is a kind of solution ) a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A

(... is a kind of solution ) a diluted solution

(... is a kind of solution ) a solution in water

(solution is the domain which ... is member of) (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter

(solution is the domain which ... is member of) the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)

(solution is the domain which ... is member of) a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)

(solution is the domain which ... is member of) a red-brown azo dye especially as a chemical pH indicator (congo red is red in basic and blue in acidic solutions)

(solution is the domain which ... is member of) the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)

More words

Another word for solute

Another word for solubleness

Another word for soluble rna

Another word for soluble glass

Another word for soluble

Another word for solvability

Another word for solvable

Another word for solvate

Another word for solvating agent

Another word for solvation


Other word for solvation

solvation meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce solvation