Definition of Liquidate. Meaning of Liquidate. Synonyms of Liquidate

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Definition of Liquidate

Liquidate
Liquidate Liq"ui*date (l[i^]k"w[i^]*d[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liquidated (-d[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Liquidating.] [LL. liquidatus, p. p. of liquidare to liquidate, fr. L. liquidus liquid, clear. See Liquid.] 1. (Law) 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. A debt or demand is liquidated whenever the amount due is agreed on by the parties, or fixed by the operation of law. --15 Ga. Rep. 321. If our epistolary accounts were fairly liquidated, I believe you would be brought in considerable debtor. --Chesterfield. 2. In an extended sense: To ascertain the amount, or the several amounts, of, and apply assets toward the discharge of (an indebtedness). --Abbott. 3. To discharge; to pay off, as an indebtedness. Friburg was ceded to Zurich by Sigismund to liquidate a debt of a thousand florins. --W. Coxe. 4. To make clear and intelligible. Time only can liquidate the meaning of all parts of a compound system. --A. Hamilton. 5. To make liquid. [Obs.] Liquidated damages (Law), damages the amount of which is fixed or ascertained. --Abbott.

Meaning of Liquidate from wikipedia

- decision to liquidate is made by a board resolution, but instigated by the director(s). 75 percent of the company's shareholders must agree to liquidate for liquidation...
- Liquidated damages, also referred to as "liquidated and ascertained damages" (LADs) are damages whose amount the parties designate during the formation...
- A liquidating distribution (or liquidating dividend) is a type of nondividend distribution made by a corporation or a partnership to its shareholders during...
- and the United States modified the boundary with Canada. The government liquidated numerous pre-Revolutionary debts, and the British opened the British West...
- Centrocaspian Dictatorship and South West Caucasian Republic (the former was liquidated by Azerbaijan in the autumn of 1918 and the latter by a joint Armenian-British...
- defunct since the late 1960s, when many chains were either consolidated or liquidated. Some may have been lost due to mergers, while others were affected by...
- of the ****anese-American citizens and immigrants. They were forced to liquidate their properties and businesses and interned in hastily built camps in...
- income to buy songs owned by his former manager, Tony Defries. The bonds liquidated in 2007 and the rights to the income from the songs reverted to Bowie...
- idea of taking a long deserved vacation after his presidency and, after liquidating one of his investments to finance the venture, the Grants set out on...
- (GE) through its $6.4 billion purchase of RCA. GE immediately began to liquidate RCA's various divisions, but retained NBC. After the acquisition by GE...
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