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LIQUIDATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does liquidation mean? 

LIQUIDATION (noun)
  The noun LIQUIDATION has 3 senses:

1. termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
2. the act of exterminating
3. the murder of a competitor

  Familiarity information: LIQUIDATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LIQUIDATION (noun)


Sense 1liquidation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

liquidation; settlement

Hypernyms ("liquidation" is a kind of...):

conclusion; ending; termination (the act of ending something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "liquidation"):

viatical settlement; viaticus settlement (sale of an insurance policy by a terminally ill policy holder)


Sense 2liquidation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of exterminating

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

extermination; liquidation

Hypernyms ("liquidation" is a kind of...):

destruction; devastation (the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists)


Sense 3liquidation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The murder of a competitor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

liquidation; elimination

Hypernyms ("liquidation" is a kind of...):

execution; murder; slaying (unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being)


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