solvo

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Noun[edit]

solvo (accusative singular solvon, plural solvoj, accusative plural solvojn)

  1. solution

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

solvo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of solvere

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From se- (away) +‎ luo (to untie, set free, separate).

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Verb[edit]

present active solvō, present infinitive solvere, perfect active solvī, supine solūtum

  1. loosen, untie, undo; free [up], release, acquit, exempt
  2. solve, explain
  3. dissolve, break up, separate
  4. relax, slacken, weaken
  5. cancel, remove, destroy
  6. pay [up], fulfil
  7. to undermine
  8. to get rid of (feelings)
  9. to let down (hair)
  10. to open (a letter)
  11. to unfurl
  12. to raise (a siege)
  13. to dismiss (troops)

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References[edit]

  • solvo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers