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liq·ui·date

 (lĭk′wĭ-dāt′)
v. liq·ui·dat·ed, liq·ui·dat·ing, liq·ui·dates
v.tr.
1.
a. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
b. To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
2. To convert (assets) into cash.
3. To eliminate, especially by killing.
v.intr.
1. To settle a debt, claim, or obligation.
2. To settle the affairs of a business or estate by disposing of its assets and liabilities.

[Late Latin liquidāre, liquidāt-, to melt, from Latin liquidus, liquid; see liquid.]

liq′ui·da′tion n.
liq′ui·da′tor n.

liquidator

(ˈlɪkwɪˌdeɪtə)
n
1. (Professions) a person assigned to supervise the liquidation of a business concern and whose legal authorization, rights, and duties differ according to whether the liquidation is compulsory or voluntary
2. (Commerce) a person assigned to supervise the liquidation of a business concern and whose legal authorization, rights, and duties differ according to whether the liquidation is compulsory or voluntary

liq•ui•da•tor

(ˈlɪk wɪˌdeɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who liquidates assets, esp. one authorized to do so by a court of law.
2. an official appointed by a court of law to direct the liquidation of a business.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liquidator - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)liquidator - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
assassin, assassinator, bravo - a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
butcher - a brutal indiscriminate murderer
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
cutthroat - someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
fratricide - a person who murders their brother or sister
gun for hire, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, hitman, torpedo, triggerman, gun, shooter - a professional killer who uses a gun
hatchet man, iceman - a professional killer
infanticide - a person who murders an infant
killer, slayer - someone who causes the death of a person or animal
mass murderer - a person who is responsible for the deaths of many victims in a single incident
murderess - a woman murderer
parricide - someone who kills his or her parent
ripper - a murderer who slashes the victims with a knife; "Jack the Ripper was probably a madman"
serial killer, serial murderer - someone who murders more than three victims one at a time in a relatively short interval
2.liquidator - (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
Translations
مُصَفٍّ قَضائي، مأمور التَّصْفِيَه
-kalikvidátor
likvidator
felszámolólikvidátor
skiptastjóri
likvidátor

liquidator

[ˈlɪkwɪdeɪtəʳ] Nliquidador(a) m/f

liquidator

[ˈlɪkwɪdeɪtər] nliquidateur mliquid crystal ncristal/aux m liquideliquid crystal display naffichage m à cristaux liquides

liquidator

nLiquidator m, → Abwickler m

liquidator

[ˈlɪkwɪˌdeɪtəʳ] n (Fin) → liquidatore m

liquid

(ˈlikwid) adjective
able to flow; not solid, but not a gas. liquid nitrogen; The ice-cream has become liquid.
noun
a substance which flows, like water. a clear liquid.
liquefy (ˈlikwifai) verb
to make or become liquid. The butter had liquefied in the heat.
ˈliquidate (-deit) verb
1. to close, and finish the affairs of (a business etc that has no money to continue).
2. to get rid of.
ˌliquiˈdation noun
ˈliquidator noun
ˈliquidize, ˈliquidise verb
to make (food etc) into a liquid or semi-liquid substance by grinding it up in a liquidizer.
ˈliquidizer, ˈliquidiser noun
an electrical device used in cookery to grind up food.
References in classic literature ?
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As former executive director of the Iligan Investment and Incentives Promotions Center and as member of the Asset Preservation Team of NSC-Global, I find it very strange that of the three major parties involved in the plant (the city, the Indians and the NSC liquidator, which represented the banks), not one of the two other parties had filed a case against GSPI.
Galway for the purpose of laying before the meeting an account showing how the winding up has been conducted and how the property of the Company has been disposed of and hearing any explanations that may be given to the Liquidator and, further, pursuant to Section 707 of the Companies Act, 2014 for the purpose of directing at the said meeting of members the manner in which the books and papers of the company and of the liquidator shall be disposed of.
Under Chilean law, a court-appointed bankruptcy liquidator will take possession of Compania Minera Pimenton and its assets and is responsible for all ongoing costs of Pimenton until they are success ful in obtaining the sale or liquidation of Compania Minera Pimenton in both voluntary and involuntary filings.
ASIC maintained its enforcement focus, with strong outcomes demonstrating ASICs commitment to holding registered liquidators to account, such as: commencing six formal investigations commencing a CALDB action for one registered liquidator and a court inquiry for two registered liquidators entering into two enforceable undertakings, and reaching nine negotiated resolutions, seven of which were from our project work.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 21 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and Hyderabad Police have arrested an official liquidator for his complicity in a fraud case relating to transfer of official liquidator funds to United Bank of India (UBI) of Khammam branch and fraudulent withdrawal thereon.
Bank of Tanzania also appointed the deposits insurance board as liquidator effective May 8, the African supervisor said on May 5, in a statement obtained by the Cyprus Business Mail.