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Tara2
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021 12:22:16 PM

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What's the difference between 'solve' and 'resolve'?
sathees kumar
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021 1:43:44 PM

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Solve- to find an answer
Resolve- to make a decision.
Tara2
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021 1:49:15 PM

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sathees kumar wrote:
Solve- to find an answer
Resolve- to make a decision.

Are you sure about 'resolve'??
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021 2:19:54 PM

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Tara,

You can quite easily search for both words here in TFD.
Tara2
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40:21 PM

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Tanmay Chakrabarti
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2021 2:43:18 PM
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In the world of mathematics, both of them have the same meaning. But resolve is used transitively and solve is used both transitively and intransitively.
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