- Sugar that dissolves into water so it becomes a part of it is an example of something that is soluble.
- A simple math problem like 2+2 that you can easily find the answer to is an example of something that is soluble.
The definition of soluble is something that can be dissolved, or a problem that can be solved.
- that can be dissolved; able to pass into solution
- capable of being solved
Origin of solubleMiddle English from Middle French from Classical Latin solubilis from solvere: see solve
- Capable of being dissolved, especially easily dissolved: soluble fats.
- Possible to solve or explain: soluble mysteries.
Origin of solubleMiddle English from Old French from Late Latin solūbilis from Latin solvere to loosen ; see leu- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more soluble, superlative most soluble)
From Middle French soluble.