Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “solution”

solution

noun [C]     /səˈluːʃən/
ANSWER B1 the answer to a problem: There's no easy solution to this problem.Solving and solutions
LIQUID a liquid which a substance has been dissolved intoMixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
(Definition of solution noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “solution” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More