Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of liquidating; the act of adjusting debts, or ascertaining their amount or the balance of them due. In a more general sense, the act or operation of winding up the affairs of a firm or company by getting in the assets, settling with its debtors and creditors, and apportioning the amount of each partner's or shareholder's profit or loss, etc.
- n. The act of exchange of an asset of lesser liquidity with a more liquid one, such as cash.
- n. The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of liquidating; the state of being liquidated.
- n. the act of exterminating
- n. termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
- n. the murder of a competitor
“If so, four or five years, I doubt Obama will be able to pull off the same hijinx and will probably just have to let them enter into a normal bankruptcy process which could very well result in liquidation whereby those UAW pensions are dropped onto the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.”
“Mr. Antonucci, who pleaded guilty to fraud last week, including criminal charges about this transaction, changed the name of the assets to Park Avenue Property & Casualty Insurance Co., the company that is currently in liquidation in the court.”
“There was some short-term liquidation," said Tom Tucci , head of U.S. government bond trading in New York at primary dealer RBC Capital Markets LLC.”
“In 1981, when we went in liquidation, we were poised to become mainstream publishers.”
“Combined with customers who would steer clear of Detroit brands because of uncertainty surrounding maintenance warranties, a messy bankruptcy could have have kicked off a vicious downward spiral that could have ended in liquidation and enormous job losses.”
“When the price and the open interest drop, that is called liquidation," Mr. Gero said.”
“Fine purveyors of vibrating massage chairs and miniature plastic pinball tables, the liquidation is being handled by Gordon Brothers Retail Partners.”
““We are operating the Earth like it is a business in liquidation,” he says.”
“We do not write anything off until, if liquidation is resorted to, all our security has been realized upon, so that we know exactly how much our loss is.”
“When railroads go into liquidation, is it not our practice to place them in the hands of receivers, and has not such management been found to be as honest and efficient as that of the men appointed by the railroad corporations?”
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