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bank·rupt

 (băngk′rŭpt′, -rəpt)
n.
1. Law A person, business, or organization legally declared insolvent because of inability to pay debts.
2. A person who is totally lacking in a specified resource or quality: an intellectual bankrupt.
adj.
1.
a. Having been legally declared insolvent.
b. Financially ruined; impoverished.
2.
a. Depleted of valuable qualities or characteristics: a morally and ethically bankrupt politician.
b. Totally depleted; destitute: was bankrupt of new ideas.
c. Being in a ruined state: a bankrupt foreign policy.
tr.v. bank·rupt·ed, bank·rupt·ing, bank·rupts
1. To cause to become financially bankrupt.
2. To ruin: an administration that bankrupted its credibility by seeking to manipulate the news.

[French banqueroute, from Italian banca rotta, broken counter (from the practice of breaking the counters of bankrupt bankers) : banca, moneychanger's table; see bank2 + rotta, feminine of rotto, past participle of rompere, to break (from Latin rumpere; see reup- in Indo-European roots).]

bankrupt

(ˈbæŋkrʌpt; -rəpt)
n
1. (Law) a person adjudged insolvent by a court, his or her property being transferred to a trustee and administered for the benefit of his creditors
2. (Banking & Finance) any person unable to discharge all his or her debts
3. a person whose resources in a certain field are exhausted or nonexistent: a spiritual bankrupt.
adj
4. (Law) adjudged insolvent
5. (Banking & Finance) financially ruined
6. depleted in resources or having completely failed: spiritually bankrupt.
7. (foll by of) Brit lacking: bankrupt of intelligence.
vb
(tr) to make bankrupt
[C16: from Old French banqueroute, from Old Italian bancarotta, from banca bank1 + rotta broken, from Latin ruptus, from rumpere to break]

bank•rupt

(ˈbæŋk rʌpt, -rəpt)
n.
1. a person who is adjudged insolvent by a court and whose property is divided among creditors under the bankruptcy laws.
2. any insolvent debtor; a person unable to satisfy any just claims made upon him or her.
3. a person lacking in a particular thing or quality: a moral bankrupt.
adj.
4. subject to legal process because of insolvency; insolvent.
5. lacking something; bereft (usu. fol. by of or in): bankrupt of compassion.
6. pertaining to bankruptcy.
v.t.
7. to make bankrupt.
[1525–35; Latinization of Middle French banqueroute or Italian banca rota literally, broken bank]

bankrupt


Past participle: bankrupted
Gerund: bankrupting

Imperative
bankrupt
bankrupt
Present
I bankrupt
you bankrupt
he/she/it bankrupts
we bankrupt
you bankrupt
they bankrupt
Preterite
I bankrupted
you bankrupted
he/she/it bankrupted
we bankrupted
you bankrupted
they bankrupted
Present Continuous
I am bankrupting
you are bankrupting
he/she/it is bankrupting
we are bankrupting
you are bankrupting
they are bankrupting
Present Perfect
I have bankrupted
you have bankrupted
he/she/it has bankrupted
we have bankrupted
you have bankrupted
they have bankrupted
Past Continuous
I was bankrupting
you were bankrupting
he/she/it was bankrupting
we were bankrupting
you were bankrupting
they were bankrupting
Past Perfect
I had bankrupted
you had bankrupted
he/she/it had bankrupted
we had bankrupted
you had bankrupted
they had bankrupted
Future
I will bankrupt
you will bankrupt
he/she/it will bankrupt
we will bankrupt
you will bankrupt
they will bankrupt
Future Perfect
I will have bankrupted
you will have bankrupted
he/she/it will have bankrupted
we will have bankrupted
you will have bankrupted
they will have bankrupted
Future Continuous
I will be bankrupting
you will be bankrupting
he/she/it will be bankrupting
we will be bankrupting
you will be bankrupting
they will be bankrupting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bankrupting
you have been bankrupting
he/she/it has been bankrupting
we have been bankrupting
you have been bankrupting
they have been bankrupting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bankrupting
you will have been bankrupting
he/she/it will have been bankrupting
we will have been bankrupting
you will have been bankrupting
they will have been bankrupting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bankrupting
you had been bankrupting
he/she/it had been bankrupting
we had been bankrupting
you had been bankrupting
they had been bankrupting
Conditional
I would bankrupt
you would bankrupt
he/she/it would bankrupt
we would bankrupt
you would bankrupt
they would bankrupt
Past Conditional
I would have bankrupted
you would have bankrupted
he/she/it would have bankrupted
we would have bankrupted
you would have bankrupted
they would have bankrupted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bankrupt - someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debtsbankrupt - someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
nonstarter, unsuccessful person, loser, failure - a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
Verb1.bankrupt - reduce to bankruptcybankrupt - reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
impoverish - make poor
Adj.1.bankrupt - financially ruinedbankrupt - financially ruined; "a bankrupt company"; "the company went belly-up"
insolvent - unable to meet or discharge financial obligations; "an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate"

bankrupt

adjective
1. insolvent, broke (informal), spent, ruined, wiped out (informal), impoverished, beggared, in the red, on the rocks, destitute, gone bust (informal), in receivership, gone to the wall, in the hands of the receivers, on your uppers, in queer street He was finally declared bankrupt.
insolvent sound, wealthy, prosperous, solvent, in the money (informal), on the up and up
2. lacking, wanting, deprived, in need, bereft, destitute He really thinks that European civilisation is morally bankrupt.
verb
1. ruin, break, impoverish, make bankrupt, make insolvent The move to the market nearly bankrupted the firm and its director.
noun
1. bankrupt person, debtor, insolvent Three years later he was declared a bankrupt.

bankrupt

verb
1. To reduce to financial insolvency:
Slang: clean out.
2. To cause the complete ruin or wreckage of:
Slang: total.
Translations
المُفْلِس، العاجِز عَن دَفْعِ دُيونِهمُفْلِسمُفْلِس، عاجِز عن دَّفع ديونِهيُفلِس
bankrotářnesolventnípřivést na mizinuv úpadku
fallitgøre konkurskonkursfallent
vararikossa oleva
bankrotiran
csõdbe jutottcsõdbe visz
gera gjaldòrotagjaldòrotagjaldòrotamaîur
破産した
파산한
atvesti prie bankrotobankrotassubankrutavęssubankrutavęs žmogus
bankrotambankrotējisbankrotētbankrotētājsizputināt
zbankrotovaný/zruinovaný človek
bankroterbankrotiranbankrotirati
bankrutt
ล้มละลาย
batırmakbatkınbatmışiflasiflâs etmiş
phá sản

bankrupt

[ˈbæŋkrʌpt]
A. ADJ
1. (Jur) → en quiebra
to be bankruptestar en quiebra
to go bankruptir a la bancarrota, quebrar
to be declared bankruptdeclararse en quiebra
2. (fig)
2.1. (= penniless) → sin un duro (Sp) , sin un peso (LAm)
2.2. (= deficient) spiritually/morally bankrupten franca decadencia espiritual/moral
to be bankrupt of ideasestar totalmente falto de ideas
B. N (Jur) → quebrado/a m/f
C. VT
1. (Jur) → llevar a la quiebra
2. (fig) (= impoverish) → arruinar
to bankrupt o.s. buying picturesarruinarse comprando cuadros
D. CPD bankrupt's estate Nactivo m or masa f de la quiebra

bankrupt

[ˈbæŋkrəpt ˈbæŋkrʌpt]
adj
(financially) [person, company] → en faillite
to go bankrupt → faire faillite
to be declared bankrupt → être déclaré(e) en faillite
to be made bankrupt → être mis(e) en faillite
(fig) morally bankrupt → dépourvu(e) de moralité
spiritually bankrupt → dépourvu(e) de spiritualité
n (= person) → failli(e) m/f
vt [+ person, company] → mettre en faillite

bankrupt

n
Gemein- or Konkursschuldner(in) m(f) (Jur), → Bankrotteur(in) m(f)
(fig) to be a moral bankruptmoralisch bankrott sein
adj
(Jur) → bankrott; to go bankruptBankrott machen, in Konkurs gehen; to be bankruptbankrott or pleite (inf)sein
(fig)bankrott; they are totally bankrupt of ideassie haben keinerlei Ideen
vt person, countryzugrunde or zu Grunde richten, ruinieren; firm alsoin den Konkurs treiben

bankrupt

[ˈbæŋkrʌpt]
1. adjfallito/a (fam) (penniless) → senza una lira
to go bankrupt → fallire, fare fallimento or bancarotta
2. nfallito/a
3. vtportare al fallimento

bankrupt

(ˈbӕŋkrapt) adjective
unable to pay one's debts. He has been declared bankrupt.
noun
a person who is unable to pay his debts.
verb
to make bankrupt. His wife's extravagance soon bankrupted him.
ˈbankruptcy noun

bankrupt

مُفْلِس nesolventní fallit bankrott χρεωκοπημένος en quiebra vararikossa oleva ruiné bankrotiran fallito 破産した 파산한 failliet konkurs zbankrutowany falido неплатежеспособный bankrutt ล้มละลาย iflas phá sản 破产
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Daisy, who was fond of going about peddling kisses, lost her best customer and became bankrupt.
And he told Spear, when Isaacs & Sons went bankrupt, which at the rate they were giving away their money to the Hebrew Hospital would be very soon, Spear must come back to him.
He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse.
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WHEN the king traveled for change of air, or made a progress, or visited a distant noble whom he wished to bankrupt with the cost of his keep, part of the administration moved with him.
Here rare some specimens which I lately bought at an auction sale of the effects of a bankrupt bric-a-brac hunter:
Steerforth said) than the lowest boy in the school; that he had been, a good many years ago, a small hop-dealer in the Borough, and had taken to the schooling business after being bankrupt in hops, and making away with Mrs.
when I gaze on thee, and think when and how we are next to meet, I could even wish myself one of thine own degraded nation; my hand conversant with ingots and shekels, instead of spear and shield; my head bent down before each petty noble, and my look only terrible to the shivering and bankrupt debtor this could I wish, Rebecca, to be near to thee in life, and to escape the fearful share I must have in thy death.
But, as the nineteenth century has gone bankrupt through an over-expenditure of sympathy, I would suggest that we should appeal to science to put us straight.
If the new "scientific toy" succeeded, which he often doubted, he would be the richest citizen in Haverhill; and if it failed, which he sorely feared, he would be a bankrupt.
But when most people are working harder for less, when others cannot work at all, when the cost of health care devastates families and threatens to bankrupt our enterprises, great and small; when the fear of crime robs law abiding citizens of their freedom; and when millions of poor children cannot even imagine the lives we are calling them to lead, we have not made change our friend.
They would be made upon the same principles that usurers commonly lend to bankrupt and fraudulent debtors, with a sparing hand and at enormous premiums.