solvent

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From French solvent, from Latin solventem, accusative singular of solvens, present participle of solvō.

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solvent ‎(plural solvents)

  1. A liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute, resulting in a solution.
  2. That which resolves.
    a solvent of mystery

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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solvent ‎(not comparable)

  1. Able to pay all debts as they become due, and having no more liabilities than assets.
  2. Having the power of dissolving; causing solution.

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Verb[edit]

solvent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of soudre
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of soudre

Etymology 2[edit]

Regular conjugation of solver

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solvent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of solver
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of solver

German[edit]

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solvent

  1. (finance) solvent

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solvent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of solvō