Having assets in excess of liabilities; able to pay one’s debts
after years in debt, he finally knew what it meant to be solvent
Unable to pay what one owes; insolvent. Now rare.
The use of certain volatile organic solvents as intoxicants by inhalation, e.g., glue sniffing
The partial removal of a substance from a solution or mixture by dissolving it in another, immiscible solvent in which it is more soluble