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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.

liquidate

(ˈlɪkwɪˌdeɪt)
vb
1. (Banking & Finance)
a. to settle or pay off (a debt, claim, etc)
b. to determine by litigation or agreement the amount of (damages, indebtedness, etc)
2. (Commerce)
a. to terminate the operations of (a commercial firm, bankrupt estate, etc) by assessment of liabilities and appropriation of assets for their settlement
b. (of a commercial firm, etc) to terminate operations in this manner
3. (Banking & Finance) (tr) to convert (assets) into cash
4. (tr) to eliminate or kill

liq•ui•date

(ˈlɪk wɪˌdeɪt)

v. -dat•ed, -dat•ing. v.t.
1. to settle or pay (a debt): to liquidate a claim.
2. to reduce (accounts) to order; determine the amount of (indebtedness or damages).
3. to dissolve (a business or estate) by apportioning the assets to offset the liabilities.
4. to convert (inventory, securities, or other assets) into cash.
5. to get rid of, esp. by killing.
6. to break up or do away with: to liquidate a partnership.
v.i.
7. to liquidate debts or accounts.
[1565–75; < Late Latin liquidātus, past participle of liquidāre to melt, make clear]

liquidate


Past participle: liquidated
Gerund: liquidating

Imperative
liquidate
liquidate
Present
I liquidate
you liquidate
he/she/it liquidates
we liquidate
you liquidate
they liquidate
Preterite
I liquidated
you liquidated
he/she/it liquidated
we liquidated
you liquidated
they liquidated
Present Continuous
I am liquidating
you are liquidating
he/she/it is liquidating
we are liquidating
you are liquidating
they are liquidating
Present Perfect
I have liquidated
you have liquidated
he/she/it has liquidated
we have liquidated
you have liquidated
they have liquidated
Past Continuous
I was liquidating
you were liquidating
he/she/it was liquidating
we were liquidating
you were liquidating
they were liquidating
Past Perfect
I had liquidated
you had liquidated
he/she/it had liquidated
we had liquidated
you had liquidated
they had liquidated
Future
I will liquidate
you will liquidate
he/she/it will liquidate
we will liquidate
you will liquidate
they will liquidate
Future Perfect
I will have liquidated
you will have liquidated
he/she/it will have liquidated
we will have liquidated
you will have liquidated
they will have liquidated
Future Continuous
I will be liquidating
you will be liquidating
he/she/it will be liquidating
we will be liquidating
you will be liquidating
they will be liquidating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been liquidating
you have been liquidating
he/she/it has been liquidating
we have been liquidating
you have been liquidating
they have been liquidating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been liquidating
you will have been liquidating
he/she/it will have been liquidating
we will have been liquidating
you will have been liquidating
they will have been liquidating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been liquidating
you had been liquidating
he/she/it had been liquidating
we had been liquidating
you had been liquidating
they had been liquidating
Conditional
I would liquidate
you would liquidate
he/she/it would liquidate
we would liquidate
you would liquidate
they would liquidate
Past Conditional
I would have liquidated
you would have liquidated
he/she/it would have liquidated
we would have liquidated
you would have liquidated
they would have liquidated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.liquidate - get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
2.liquidate - eliminate by paying off (debts)
ante up, pay up, pay - cancel or discharge a debt; "pay up, please!"
lift - pay off (a mortgage)
amortise, amortize - liquidate gradually
3.liquidate - convert into cash; "I had to liquidate my holdings to pay off my ex-husband"
cash, cash in - exchange for cash; "I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail"
4.liquidate - settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off; "liquidate a company"
settle - dispose of; make a financial settlement

liquidate

verb
1. dissolve, cancel, abolish, terminate, annul A unanimous vote was taken to liquidate the company.
2. convert to cash, cash, realize, sell off, sell up The company closed down operations and began liquidating its assets.
3. kill, murder, remove, destroy, do in (slang), silence, eliminate, take out (slang), get rid of, wipe out (informal), dispatch, finish off, do away with, blow away (slang, chiefly U.S.), annihilate, exterminate, bump off (slang), rub out (U.S. slang) They have not hesitated in the past to liquidate their rivals.

liquidate

verb
1. To set right by giving what is due:
3. To get rid of, especially by banishment or execution:
4. To take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully:
Informal: put away.
Translations
يَتَخَلَّص منيُصَفّي حِسابا
likvidovatzrušit
likviderelukke
likvidál
gera upplosa sig viî
likvidovať
defetmekişi kapatmakkurtulmaktasfiye etmek

liquidate

[ˈlɪkwɪdeɪt] VT (all senses) → liquidar

liquidate

[ˈlɪkwɪdeɪt] vt [+ company] → mettre en liquidation

liquidate

vt
(Comm) → liquidieren; assetsliquidieren, flüssigmachen; companyauflösen, liquidieren; to liquidate a debteine Schuld tilgen
enemy etcliquidieren

liquidate

[ˈlɪkwɪdeɪt] vtliquidare

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.
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