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Definition 1: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing - [verb of contact]

Samples where liquidate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The mafia liquidated the informer
  • the double agent was neutralized

Synonyms for liquidate in the sense of this definition

(liquidate is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 2: eliminate by paying off (debts) - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for liquidate in the sense of this definition

(liquidate is a kind of ...) cancel or discharge a debt

"pay up, please!"

(... is a kind of liquidate ) pay off (a mortgage)

(... is a kind of liquidate ) liquidate gradually

Definition 3: convert into cash - [verb of possession]

Samples where liquidate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I had to liquidate my holdings to pay off my ex-husband

(liquidate is a kind of ...) exchange for cash

"I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail"

Definition 4: settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off - [verb of possession]

Samples where liquidate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • liquidate a company

(liquidate is a kind of ...) dispose of; make a financial settlement

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