- The definition of solvent is having more assets than liabilities and something that has the power to dissolve other items.
- An example of a company that is solvent is a company that makes a profit and has enough money to pay its debts.
- An example of solvent is a description for a chemical that can dissolve rust.
- Solvent is defined as a liquid substance used to dissolve other items.
An example of a solvent is lye.
solvent definition by Webster's New World
- able to pay all one's debts or meet all financial responsibilities
- that dissolves or can dissolve another substance
Origin: Classical Latin solvens, present participle of solvere, to loosen: see solve
- a substance, usually liquid, that dissolves or can dissolve another substance
- something that solves or explains; solution
solvent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Capable of meeting financial obligations.
- Chemistry Capable of dissolving another substance.
- Chemistry a. A substance in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.b. A substance, usually a liquid, capable of dissolving another substance.
- Something that solves or explains.
Origin: French, from Latin solvēns, solvent-, present participle of solvere, to loosen; see solve.
- solˈven·cy noun
solvent - Business Definition
- Able to meet debts or discharge liabilities. Compare insolvent.
- Describing the situation of having assets in excess of liabilities.
solvent - Investment & Finance Definition
solvent - Medical Definition
- A substance in which another substance is dissolved, forming a solution.
- A substance capable of dissolving another substance.
solvent - Science Definition