解く

Reading

Kana: とく
Romaji: toku
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

v5k
vt
1

to untie; to unfasten; to unwrap; to undo; to unbind; to unpack

2

to unsew; to unstitch

3

to solve; to work out; to answer

4

to dispel (misunderstanding, etc.); to clear up; to remove (suspicion); to appease

5

to dissolve (a contract); to cancel; to remove (a prohibition); to lift (a ban); to raise (a siege)

6

to release (from duty); to relieve; to dismiss

7

to comb (out); to card; to untangle (hair)

See also: 梳く (reading すく)

Kanji

Readings: カイ、 ゲ、 と.く、 と.かす、 と.ける、 ほど.く、 ほど.ける、 わか.る、 さと.る
Meanings: unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute

Example Sentences

(いま)()(くさり)()き。
➥I cast aside my chains.
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その(なぞ)()きましたか。
➥Have you worked the puzzle out?
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その問題(もんだい)簡単(かんたん)()いた。
➥I solved the problem easily.
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(かれ)重責(じゅうせき)()かれた。
➥He was relieved of his heavy responsibility.
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(わたし)(くつ)(ひも)をほどいた。
➥I loosened my shoelaces.
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その(なぞ)()いてみましょう。
➥Let's try to solve the riddle.
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