Solvable
Solvable Solv"a*ble, a. [F. solvable. See {Solve}, and cf. {Soluble}, {Solvible}.] 1. Susceptible of being solved, resolved, or explained; admitting of solution. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of being paid and discharged; as, solvable obligations. --Tooke. [1913 Webster]

3. Able to pay one's debts; solvent. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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  • solvable — [ sɔlvabl ] adj. • 1328, rare av. XVIe; du lat. solvere ♦ Qui a les moyens de payer. Client solvable. ♢ Comm. Demande solvable, provenant d une région, d un pays où le niveau de vie des consommateurs est suffisamment élevé pour acheter un produit …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • solvable — Solvable. adj. de t. g. Qui a dequoy payer. Il est solvable. caution bonne & solvable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • solvable — I adjective ascertainable, cognizable, decipherable, decodable, determinable, discoverable, exegetical, explainable, explicative, explicatory, expository, fathomable, intelligible, recognizable, resolvable, scrutable, soluble, workable II index… …   Law dictionary

  • solvable — [säl′və bəl, sôl′və bəl] adj. 1. that can be solved 2. Now Rare that can be dissolved solvability n …   English World dictionary

  • Solvable — In mathematics, solvable usually refers to one of:*a solvable group *a solvable Lie algebra * an exactly solvable model.ee also* solved game * solubility …   Wikipedia

  • SOLVABLE — adj.des deux genres Qui a de quoi payer. Il est solvable. Caution bonne et solvable. Gardien solvable …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • SOLVABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui a de quoi payer. Il est solvable. Caution bonne et solvable. Gardien solvable …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • solvable — soluble, solvable Substances are soluble, not solvable, but problems and difficulties are soluble or solvable. The opposites are insoluble and unsolvable …   Modern English usage

  • solvable — adjective Date: circa 1676 susceptible of solution or of being solved, resolved, or explained < a solvable problem > • solvability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solvable — adjective a) Capable of being solved; as, a solvable problem. b) Capable of being dissolved or liquefied. Syn: soluble Ant: insolvable, insoluble …   Wiktionary

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