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Definitions of insolvent

  1. One who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; - in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. One who cannot pay all his debts; a bankrupt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. One who is unable to pay his debts. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. INSOLVENCY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A bankrupt. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A debtor unable to pay his debts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. unable to meet or discharge financial obligations; "an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner; as, an insolvent estate. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Relating to persons unable to pay their debts. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Unable to pay all debts; bankrupt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Not able to pay one's debts: pertaining to insolvent persons. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Not able or sufficient to pay all debts; pertaining to insolvents. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Unable to pay debts; in pecuniary difficulties. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for insolvent

  1. And then they'd declare you insolvent appoint Susan Walton receiver, and take the whole thing over!" – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  2. What is an insolvent law? – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
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