troubleshoot

[truhb-uhl-shoot]
verb (used without object), troubleshooted or troubleshot, troubleshooting.
1.
to act or be employed as a troubleshooter: She troubleshoots for a large industrial firm.
verb (used with object), troubleshooted or troubleshot, troubleshooting.
2.
to deal with in the capacity of a troubleshooter.
Also, trouble-shoot.


Origin:
1930–35; back formation from troubleshooter

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troubleshooter (ˈtrʌbəlˌʃuːtə)
 
n
a person who locates the cause of trouble and removes or treats it
 
'troubleshooting
 
n, —adj

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Example sentences
Consult the manual's troubleshooting section or call the toll-free customer
  service number.
As the recipe cross-tester, he spent four years troubleshooting recipes prior
  to their publication.
Little in the way of troubleshooting help if things go sideways.
He pushed a couple of times for them to stop troubleshooting the sound problem
  so that the network could be set up.
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