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English adjective: solvent

1. solvent capable of meeting financial obligations


Antonymsinsolvent


English noun: solvent

1. solvent (substance) a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances


SamplesThe solvent does not change its state in forming a solution.


Synonymsdissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent


Broader (hypernym)medium


Narrower (hyponym)acetone, alcahest, alkahest, carbolic acid, carbon tet, carbon tetrachloride, chlorobenzene, dimethyl ketone, hexane, hydroxybenzene, menstruum, methylbenzene, naphtha, oxybenzene, perchloromethane, phenol, phenylic acid, propanone, remover, tetrachloromethane, toluene, universal solvent, xylene, xylol

2. solvent (communication) a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem


SamplesThey were trying to find a peaceful solution.
The answers were in the back of the book.
He computed the result to four decimal places.


Synonymsanswer, resolution, result, solution


Broader (hypernym)statement


Narrower (hyponym)denouement









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