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Definition of 'solvent'


  1. a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
       Synonyms: dissolvent dissolver dissolving agent resolvent
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: solution answer result resolution


  1. capable of meeting financial obligations
       Antonyms: insolvent

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