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  Definition of Solvent
  1. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
  2. a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
  3. capable of meeting financial obligations
Similar Words: solution, answer, result, resolution, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent

 

Hyponyms: denouement, acetone, propanone, dimethyl ketone, chlorobenzene, carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid, carbon tetrachloride, carbon tet, tetrachloromethane, perchloromethane, hexane, menstruum, naphtha, remover, alkahest, alcahest, universal solvent, toluene, methylbenzene, xylene, xylol

 

Derivational Morphology: solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work, answer, dissolve, resolve, break up, solvate

 

 
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