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Insolvent vs. Solvent

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Insolventadjective

Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.

‘an insolvent debtor’;

Solventnoun

A liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution.

Insolventadjective

Owing more than one has in assets.

Solventnoun

That which resolves.

‘a solvent of mystery’;

Insolventadjective

Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner.

‘an insolvent estate’;

Solventadjective

Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.

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Insolventnoun

(legal) One who is insolvent; an insolvent debtor.

Solventadjective

Having the power of dissolving; causing solution.

Insolventadjective

Not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor.

Solventadjective

Having the power of dissolving; dissolving; as, a solvent fluid.

Insolventnoun

One who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; - in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders.

Solventadjective

Able or sufficient to pay all just debts; as, a solvent merchant; the estate is solvent.

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Insolventnoun

someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts

Solventnoun

A substance (usually liquid) suitable for, or employed in, solution, or in dissolving something; as, water is the appropriate solvent of most salts, alcohol of resins, ether of fats, and mercury or acids of metals, etc.

Insolventadjective

unable to meet or discharge financial obligations;

‘an insolvent person’; ‘an insolvent estate’;

Solventnoun

That which resolves; as, a solvent of mystery.

Solventnoun

a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances;

‘the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution’;

Solventnoun

a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem;

‘they were trying to find a peaceful solution’; ‘the answers were in the back of the book’; ‘he computed the result to four decimal places’;

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Solventadjective

capable of meeting financial obligations

Solvent

A solvent (from the Latin solvō, ) is a substance that dissolves a solute, resulting in a solution. A solvent is usually a liquid but can also be a solid, a gas, or a supercritical fluid.

‘loosen, untie, solve’;

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