Antonyms for solution

Grammar : Noun
Spell : suh-loo-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : səˈlu ʃən

Definition of solution

Origin :
  • late 14c., "a solving or being solved," from Old French solucion "division, dissolving; explanation; payment" or directly from Latin solutionem (nominative solutio) "a loosening or unfastening," noun of action from past participle stem of solvere "to loosen, untie, solve, dissolve" (see solve). Meaning "liquid containing a dissolved substance" is first recorded 1590s.
  • noun answer, resolution
  • noun mixture of liquid and another substance
Example sentences :
  • That the problem is here crying aloud for solution is apparent.
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Today we can declare: Government is not the problem, and government is not the solution.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • So we are very happy at the solution, and to-morrow we are off.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • Langen has commented on it at some length,125 but offers no solution.
  • Extract from : « The Dramatic Values in Plautus » by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • However, it is like other carbohydrates in that in solution it ferments.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • He was trying to solve his problem and Tillie's, and what he had found was no solution, but a compromise.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The air was saturated by it just as water may hold a chemical in solution.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • But, no matter how much he considered the question, he came no nearer to a solution of it.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Grant laid a finger upon his arm and drawled his solution of a trivial mystery.
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower

Synonyms for solution

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