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SOLUBLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does soluble mean? 

SOLUBLE (adjective)
  The adjective SOLUBLE has 2 senses:

1. (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
2. susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained

  Familiarity information: SOLUBLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOLUBLE (adjective)


Sense 1soluble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)

Similar:

alcohol-soluble (soluble in alcohol)

dissoluble; dissolvable (capable of dissolving)

fat-soluble (soluble in fats)

disintegrable; meltable (capable of melting)

oil-soluble (soluble in oil)

water-soluble (soluble in water)

Antonym:

insoluble ((of a substance) incapable of being dissolved)


Sense 2soluble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained

Context example:

the puzzle is soluble

Similar:

answerable (capable of being answered)

resolvable; solvable (capable of being solved)

Also:

explicable (capable of being explicated or accounted for)

Antonym:

insoluble (admitting of no solution or explanation)


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