Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.32)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.



[A]. Poor
[B]. Bankrupt
[C]. Penniless
[D]. Broke

Answer: Option B


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Ramya said: (Nov 30, 2010)  
Please explain how?

Rajesh said: (Dec 5, 2010)  
Bankrupt means a man unable to solve his debts.

Priya said: (Dec 8, 2010)  
Solvent means able to pay one's debts or not in debt.

Bankrupt means unable to pay his debts or exhausted.

So insolvent means bankrupt.

Vinay said: (Dec 23, 2010)  
Bankrupt, broke, penniless all are same then how it will be bankrupt?.

Manikanta Raja said: (Dec 31, 2010)  
Solvent means liquidity in a bank etc...
if no liquidity bankrupt

Sachin said: (Jan 10, 2011)  
Main Entry: insolvent.

Part of Speech: adjective.

Definition: financially ruined.

Synonyms: bankrupt, broke*, broken, busted, failed, foreclosed, in Chapter 11, in Chapter 13, in receivership, in the red, indebted, lost, on the rocks, out of money, strapped, taken to the cleaners, unbalanced, undone, wiped out.

Antonyms: moneyed, rich, solvent, wealthy.

* = informal/non-formal usage.

Hareesh said: (May 15, 2011)  
As broke and bankrupt are same, why it will not be broke.

Naziya said: (Jul 29, 2011)  
What is meant by liquidity?

Manish said: (Jul 31, 2011)  
Bankrut is most appropriate as both (insolvent & bankrupt) means a person unable to pay debts when he binds legally or socially.

Md.Afsar said: (Sep 3, 2011)  
Liquidity --> debt paying ability.

Revathy said: (Sep 12, 2011)  
What is meant by penniless?

Manojit said: (Feb 6, 2012)  
Penniless is an adjective.

Penniless ==> very poor, without money.

Achu said: (Feb 16, 2013)  
Insolvent means bankrupt that is the man could not pay the money.

Rahul Kanna said: (Sep 25, 2013)  
Bankrupt and broke both mean the same.

The question should also specify its "parts of speech".

If insolvent is "adjective" then answer is "broke".

If insolvent is "noun" then answer is "bankrupt".

Gowthami said: (Dec 26, 2014)  
Give me a sentence using penniless and bankrupt?

Samasindhuri said: (Aug 4, 2015)  
What is the meaning of broke?

Anurag Noddy said: (Aug 29, 2015)  
Some one who can't pay his debts is obviously poor and penniless. And broke all are same.

Mohan said: (Jun 12, 2016)  
A person, not ability to pay the borrowing money to bank in the particular time period is known as bankrupt.

Usha said: (Aug 27, 2016)  
Can anyone tell the difference b/w the bankrupt, penniless, broke?

Anii said: (Sep 7, 2016)  
Penniless - you don't even have a penny.

Broke - used in an expression to tell that you don't have money.

Ashraful said: (Dec 21, 2016)  
When total asset < Total debt = Bankrupt. But insolvent is also near to "poor".

Abhi said: (Sep 4, 2017)  
Solvent = who has money in bank and insolvent is bankrupt.

Chandrakala said: (Mar 2, 2020)  
What is the meaning of bankrupt?

Rahat said: (May 8, 2020)  
Bankrupt is someone who can not pay his dues, he/she needs to lead his/her life with the money he/she has. Insolvent means the same.

But, poor is someone who can not lead his/her life, worse situation than an insolvent or bankrupt person.

Kookie said: (Apr 18, 2022)  
Penniless :- without money or less money.

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