Definition of Puzzle. Meaning of Puzzle. Synonyms of Puzzle

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Definition of Puzzle

Puzzle
Puzzle Puz"zle, n. [For opposal, in the sense of problem. See Oppose, Pose, v.] 1. Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something exhibiting marvelous skill in making. 2. The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a puzzle.
Puzzle
Puzzle Puz"zle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Puzzled; p. pr. & vb. n. Puzzling.] 1. To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand; to nonplus. A very shrewd disputant in those points is dexterous in puzzling others. --Dr. H. More. He is perpetually puzzled and perplexed amidst his own blunders. --Addison. 2. To make intricate; to entangle. They disentangle from the puzzled skein. --Cowper. The ways of Heaven are dark and intricate, Puzzled in mazes, and perplexed with error. --Addison. 3. To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out; as, to puzzle out a mystery. Syn: To embarrass; perplex; confuse; bewilder; confound. See Embarrass.

Meaning of Puzzle from wikipedia

- puzzle. There are different genres of puzzles, such as crossword puzzles, word-search puzzles, number puzzles, relational puzzles, or logic puzzles....
- A puzzle is a type of mental challenge. Jigsaw puzzles are a type of puzzle. An economic puzzle is where the implication of theory is inconsistent with...
- Puzzle video games make up a unique genre of video games that emphasize puzzle solving. The types of puzzles can test many problem-solving skills including...
- A jigsaw puzzle is a tiling puzzle that requires the ****embly of often oddly shaped interlocking and tessellating pieces. Each piece usually has a small...
- A sliding puzzle, sliding block puzzle, or sliding tile puzzle is a combination puzzle that challenges a player to slide (frequently flat) pieces along...
- Disentanglement puzzles (also called tanglement puzzles, tavern puzzles or topological puzzles) are a type of mechanical puzzle that involves disentangling...
- mathematical game or puzzle. It consists of three rods and a number of disks of different sizes, which can slide onto any rod. The puzzle starts with the disks...
- A logic puzzle is a puzzle deriving from the mathematics field of deduction. The logic puzzle was first produced by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who is better...
- The 15-puzzle (also called Gem Puzzle, Boss Puzzle, Game of Fifteen, Mystic Square and many others) is a sliding puzzle that consists of a frame of numbered...
- combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik. Originally called the Magic Cube, the puzzle was licensed...
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