Synonyms for insolvent
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : in-sol-vuhnt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈsɒl vənt|
Top 10 synonyms for insolvent Other synonyms for the word insolvent
Définition of insolventOrigin :
- 1590s, "unable to pay one's debts," from in- (1) "not" + Latin solventem "paying" (see solvent). Originally of one who was not a trader; only traders could become bankrupt.
- adj financially ruined
- It was quite as good as an Insolvent Act, and infinitely more genteel.
- Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
- The banking house of which he had been the head was insolvent.
- Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- Let us suppose that the estate is insolvent and cannot pay all of its debts in full.
- Extract from : « Up To Date Business » by Various
- An insolvent debtor had spit in his face; he bore it smilingly.
- Extract from : « Samuel Brohl & Company » by Victor Cherbuliez
- It would not be long before he found out we were insolvent, and—defaulters.
- Extract from : « The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn » by Robert Machray
- If he collected every cent due him he would be just as insolvent.
- Extract from : « Dominie Dean » by Ellis Parker Butler
- Why should not the insolvent wind up, and the solvent pay up?
- Extract from : « Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2) » by Thomas Hart Benton
- But as fate would have it, he had to get himself declared as an Insolvent.
- Extract from : « Chitta Ranjan » by Sukumar Ranjan Das
- I should not have mentioned it to you if I had not thought that you were one of the insolvent yourself.
- Extract from : « The Eustace Diamonds » by Anthony Trollope
- At Mac's suggestion I bought an insolvent monthly, and began to remodel it.
- Extract from : « The Nest Builder » by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
Antonyms for insolvent
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