Insolvent meaning

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The definition of an insolvent is a person who is bankrupt or unable to pay his or her debts.

A person who owes $100 but who only has $10 is an example of an insolvent.

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Insolvent is defined as being bankrupt and unable to pay debts.

A person who has $10 and owes $100 is an example of someone who is insolvent.

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Of or relating to bankrupt persons or entities.
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A bankrupt.
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Not solvent; unable to pay debts as they become due; bankrupt.
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Not enough to pay all debts.

An insolvent inheritance.

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Of insolvents or insolvency.
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An insolvent person.
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Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.

An insolvent debtor.

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Owing more than one has in assets.
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Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner.

An insolvent estate.

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

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Origin of insolvent