HyperDic: solvent

English > 3 senses of the word solvent:
NOUNsubstancesolvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolventa liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
communicationsolvent, solution, answer, result, resolutiona statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
ADJECTIVEallsolventcapable of meeting financial obligations
solvent > pronunciation
Soundssaa'lvahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > solvent: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of meeting financial obligations.
OppositeinsolventUnable to meet / meet or discharge financial obligations
Spanishsolvente
Catalansolvent
Nounssolvencythe ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due
Verbssolvesettle, as of a debt
English > solvent: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances.
Example"the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
Synonymsdissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent
Narroweracetone, propanone, dimethyl ketoneThe simplest ketone
alkahest, alcahest, universal solventhypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acidA toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene
carbon tetrachloride, carbon tet, tetrachloromethane, perchloromethaneA colorless nonflammable liquid / liquid used as a solvent for fats and oils
chlorobenzeneA colorless volatile flammable liquid / liquid with an almond odor that is made from chlorine and benzene
hexaneA colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent
menstruum(archaic) a solvent
naphthaAny of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures
removerA solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)
toluene, methylbenzeneA colorless flammable liquid / liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar
xylene, xylolA colorless flammable volatile liquid hydrocarbon used as a solvent
BroadermediumAn intervening substance through which something is achieved
Spanishdiluyente, disolutivo, disolvente, fundente, solvente
Catalandiluent, dissolvent, fundent, resolvent, solvent
Verbssolvateundergo solvation or convert into a solvate
solvatecause a solvation in (a substance)
English > solvent: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
Synonymssolution, answer, result, resolution
NarrowerdenouementThe final resolution of the main complication / complication of a literary or dramatic work
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishresolución, respuesta, resultado, solución, solvente
Catalanresolució, resposta, resultat, solució
Verbssolvefind the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning / meaning of

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