solution etymology

English word solution comes from Latin luo (I expiate.. I pay.. I satisfy.. I suffer.)

Detailed word origin of solution

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
luo Latin (lat) I expiate.. I pay.. I satisfy.. I suffer.
solvo Latin (lat) Cancel, remove, destroy. Dissolve, break up, separate. Loosen, untie, undo; free [up], release, acquit, exempt. Pay [up], fulfil. Relax, slacken, weaken. Solve, explain. To dismiss (troops). To get rid of (feelings). To let down (hair). To open (a letter). To raise (a siege). To set sail (ships). To undermine. To unfurl.
solutio Latin (lat) (figuratively) payment. (figuratively) solution, explanation. The act of loosening or unfastening someone or something; dissolution.. Looseness, weakness.
solucion Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Absolution (of a sin, etc.). Annulment; cancelling; cancellation. Payment of a debt.
solution English (eng) (legal, UK, archaic, rare) Satisfaction of a claim or debt.. (marketing, _, buzzword) A product, service or suite thereof.. A homogeneous mixture, which may be liquid, gas or solid, formed by dissolving one or more substances.. An act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.. The answer to a problem.

Words with the same origin as solution

Descendants of luo
absolute dissolve resolve sol solve