liquidate

Definitions:

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  • To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
  • To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
  • To convert (assets) into cash.
  • To eliminate, especially by killing.
  • To settle a debt, claim, or obligation.
  • To settle the affairs of a business or estate by disposing of its assets and liabilities.
  • To make clear or plain; clarify; free from obscurity.
  • To clear up; reduce to order or precision; settle the particulars of; adjust: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="liquidate">liquidate</internalXref> the affairs of a bankrupt firm. See <internalXref urlencoded="liquidation">liquidation</internalXref>.
  • To clear off; settle; pay: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="liquidate">liquidate</internalXref> a debt or a mortgage.
  • To make less harsh and offensive: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="liquidate">liquidate</internalXref> the harshness of sound.
  • To determine by agreement or by litigation the precise amount of (indebtedness); or, where there is an indebtedness to more than one person, to determine the precise amount of (each indebtedness); to make the amount of (an indebtedness) clear and certain.
  • In an extended sense: To ascertain the amount, or the several amounts, of, and apply assets toward the discharge of (an indebtedness).
  • To discharge; to pay off or settle, as an indebtedness.
  • To make clear and intelligible.
  • To make liquid.
  • To convert (assets) into cash.
  • To kill; -- used mostly of governments or organizations killing their enemies.
  • To dissolve (an organization); to terminate (an activity).
  • damages the amount of which is fixed or ascertained.
  • To <xref>settle</xref> (a <xref>debt</xref>) by paying the outstanding amount.
  • To settle the affairs of (a company), by using its <xref>assets</xref> to pay its debts.
  • To <xref>convert</xref> (assets) into <xref>cash</xref>.
  • To do away with.
  • To <xref>kill</xref>.
  • To <xref>determine</xref> by <xref>agreement</xref> or by <xref>litigation</xref> the precise amount of (<xref>indebtedness</xref>); to make the amount of (a debt) clear and certain.
  • To make <xref>clear</xref> and <xref>intelligible</xref>.
  • To make <xref>liquid</xref>.
  • convert into cash
  • get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
  • settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off
  • eliminate by paying off (debts)
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