Definition of Liquidate. Meaning of Liquidate. Synonyms of Liquidate
Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Liquidate. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Liquidate and, of course, Liquidate synonyms and on the right images related to the word Liquidate.
Definition of Liquidate
LiquidateLiquidate 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.
If our epistolary accounts were fairly liquidated, I
believe you would be brought in considerable debtor.
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
Recent Searches ...
Related images to Liquidate