solvable

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

solve +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

solvable

  1. Capable of being solved.
    a solvable problem
  2. (archaic) Capable of being dissolved or liquefied.
  3. (obsolete) Capable of being paid and discharged.
    solvable obligations
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Tooke to this entry?)
  4. (obsolete) Able to pay one's debts; solvent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fuller to this entry?)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (capable of being solved): soluble
  • (capable of being dissolved): soluble

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Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin solvere with -able.

Adjective[edit]

solvable (masculine and feminine, plural solvables)

  1. solvent