Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being solvent; ability to pay all just debts or just claims.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being solvent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of having enough funds or liquid assets to pay all of one's debts; the state of being solvent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due

Etymologies

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solvent +‎ -cy

Examples

  • We do not share that view, for several reasons: 1. Although the weakness of Italy's recovery raises legitimate questions about the government's long-term solvency, Italy is more resilient than recent market developments imply.

    Markets Are Getting it Wrong

  • She also pointed out that primary-care physicians will be paid 10% more to treat Medicare patients and that the Medicare actuaries project that the program's solvency is extended by a decade because of these cuts.

    Nate Nance: Seniors And Saving Medicare Could Be The Difference In TX-17

  • For the city to reach short and long term solvency, these costs must be addressed.

    Eric Scorsone: Bankruptcy for Detroit?

  • Lena Komileva, global head of G10 strategy at Brown Brother Harriman, said the ESM will reduce the risk of contagion to the broader euro zone from future debt shocks, but it leaves the issue of longer-term solvency where it is now: a problem for national governments, as it arguably should always be.

    Bond Investors Balk at EU Plans

  • For the city to reach short and long term solvency, these costs must be addressed.

    Eric Scorsone: Bankruptcy for Detroit?

  • Whatever the bank's long-term solvency, it would have enough cash on hand to meet its day-to-day obligations.

    The Day the Capital Fled

  • Republicans complain that Mr. Brown is asking Californians to pay about $1,000 per family each year for the next five years without making the kind of structural changes in public pensions and regulations that will lead to long-term solvency.

    Jerry Brown Is Dogging It

  • "However, Greece will still face medium-term solvency challenges: its stock of debt will still be well in excess of 100% of gross domestic product for many years and it will still face very significant implementation risks to fiscal and economic reform," Moody's said.

    Moody's Cuts Greek Debt Rating Further

  • Gary Jenkins at Evolution Securities said that while a bailout takes away the risk of an immediate default, it does not alter the long-term solvency situation.

    Japan Quake Hits Europe Stocks

  • A spokesman for Mr. Christie said Monday that the changes will bring "long-term solvency to a system that was in crisis."

    Unions Join Against Christie

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