insolvent


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in·sol·vent

 (ĭn-sŏl′vənt)
adj.
1.
a. Unable to meet debts or discharge liabilities; bankrupt.
b. Insufficient to meet all debts, as an estate or fund.
2. Of or relating to bankrupt persons or entities.
n.
A bankrupt.

insolvent

(ɪnˈsɒlvənt)
adj
1. (Law) (of a person, company, etc) having insufficient assets to meet debts and liabilities; bankrupt
2. (Law) of or relating to bankrupts or bankruptcy
n
(Law) a person who is insolvent; bankrupt
inˈsolvency n

in•sol•vent

(ɪnˈsɒl vənt)

adj.
1. not solvent; unable to satisfy creditors or discharge liabilities.
2. pertaining to bankrupt persons or bankruptcy.
n.
3. a person who is insolvent.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insolvent - someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debtsinsolvent - someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
nonstarter, unsuccessful person, loser, failure - a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
Adj.1.insolvent - unable to meet or discharge financial obligations; "an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate"
solvent - capable of meeting financial obligations

insolvent

adjective bankrupt, ruined, on the rocks (informal), broke (informal), failed, gone bust (informal), in receivership, gone to the wall, in the hands of the receivers, in queer street (informal) Two years later, the bank was declared insolvent.
Translations

insolvent

[ɪnˈsɒlvənt] ADJinsolvente
the company was declared insolventla empresa fue declarada insolvente

insolvent

[ɪnˈsɒlvənt] adj (= bankrupt) → insolvable

insolvent

insolvent

[ɪnˈsɒlvnt] adjinsolvente
References in classic literature ?
Having died insolvent, it had been purchased, at a bargain, by Legree, who used it, as he did everything else, merely as an implement for money-making.
He slowly winked his green eye; sighed with deep feeling; and buried his insolvent hands in his unproductive pockets.
Micawber should apply for his release under the Insolvent Debtors Act, which would set him free, she expected, in about six weeks.
By this ingenious device, the insolvent not only preserved his character, by no means an unusual circumstance in New York, however, but he preserved about half of his bona fide estate also; his creditors, as was customary, doing the PAYING.
THE Head Rifler of an insolvent bank, learning that it was about to be visited by the official Noser into Things, placed his own personal note for a large amount among its resources, and, gaily touching his guitar, awaited the inspection.
My father died insolvent and the homestead was sacrificed to pay his debts.
Just as we should have come upon him, he died insolvent.
I don't understand these things much, but it appears that he had juggled with accounts, cooked balance sheets, had gathered in deposits months after he ought to have known himself to be hopelessly insolvent, and done enough of other things, highly reprehensible in the eyes of the law, to earn for himself seven years' penal servitude.
We want men and women who shall renovate life and our social state, but we see that most natures are insolvent, cannot satisfy their own wants, have an ambition out of all proportion to their practical force and do lean and beg day and night continually.
The gentlemen of the bar being barristers and attorneys too (for there is no division of those functions as in England) are no more removed from their clients than attorneys in our Court for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors are, from theirs.
It was quite as good as an Insolvent Act, and infinitely more genteel.
The better class of minds, however, did not need to be informed that the Powlers were an ancient stock, who could trace themselves so exceedingly far back that it was not surprising if they sometimes lost themselves - which they had rather frequently done, as respected horse-flesh, blind-hookey, Hebrew monetary transactions, and the Insolvent Debtors' Court.