Definitions of liquidate:
- verb: settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off
Example: "Liquidate a company"
- verb: convert into cash
Example: "I had to liquidate my holdings to pay off my ex-husband"
- verb: eliminate by paying off (debts)
- verb: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
Example: "The mafia liquidated the informer"
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