Meaning of SOLUTION in English

SOLUTION

/ səˈluːʃn; NAmE / noun

1.

[ C ] solution (to sth) a way of solving a problem or dealing with a difficult situation

SYN answer :

Attempts to find a solution have failed.

There's no simple solution to this problem.

Do you have a better solution?

2.

[ C ] solution (to sth) an answer to a puzzle or to a problem in mathematics :

The solution to last week's quiz is on page 81.

3.

[ C , U ] a liquid in which sth is dissolved :

an alkaline solution

saline solution

4.

[ U ] the process of dissolving a solid or gas in a liquid :

the solution of glucose in water

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Old French , from Latin solutio(n-) , from solvere loosen.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.