Definitions for insolventɪnˈsɒl vənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•sol•ventɪnˈsɒl vənt(adj.)

  1. not solvent; unable to satisfy creditors or discharge liabilities.

    Category: Business

  2. pertaining to bankrupt persons or bankruptcy.

    Category: Business

  3. (n.)a person who is insolvent.

    Category: Business

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bankrupt, insolvent(adj)

    someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts

  2. insolvent(adj)

    unable to meet or discharge financial obligations

    "an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate"


  1. insolvent(Adjective)

    Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.

  2. insolvent(Adjective)

    Owing more than one has in assets.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insolvent(adj)

    not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor

  2. Insolvent(adj)

    not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner; as, an insolvent estate

  3. Insolvent(adj)

    relating to persons unable to pay their debts

  4. Insolvent(noun)

    one who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; -- in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders


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