Definition of Liquidation

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

Exact synonyms: Settlement
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Specialized synonyms: Viatical Settlement, Viaticus Settlement
Derivative terms: Liquidate, Settle, Settle

2. Noun. The act of exterminating.
Exact synonyms: Extermination
Generic synonyms: Destruction, Devastation

3. Noun. The murder of a competitor.
Exact synonyms: Elimination
Generic synonyms: Execution, Murder, Slaying
Derivative terms: Eliminate, Liquidate

Definition of Liquidation

1. n. The act or process of liquidating; the state of being liquidated.

Definition of Liquidation

1. Noun. The process of converting into cash (or into an asset with high liquidity). ¹

2. Noun. The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Liquidation

1. [n -S]

Liquidation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Liquidation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquidation

liquid scintillation counter
liquid scintillation counters
liquid smoke
liquid soap
liquid unit
liquidated damages
liquidation (current term)
liquidity crisis

Literary usage of Liquidation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"But in that case, as appears from an examination of it, the question as to when the ascertainment and liquidation of the duties should take place was not ..."

2. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"Whenever the said Board of liquidation shall have received from the surplus revenues of the City of New Orleans, as provided herein, sufficient funds to ..."

3. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1918)
"In some instances the realization and liquidation statement takes the values of the assets as appraised by the trustee or other party making up the ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of National and State Banks: Including the Clearing by Harvey White Magee (1906)
"Voluntary liquidation. The National Banking Act, section 5220, provides that "Any association may go into voluntary liquidation and be closed by the vote of ..."

5. Advanced Accounting by Lawrence Robert Dicksee, James Edward Geoffrey De Montmorency (1903)
"liquidation ACCOUNTS. TK many respects the accounts in Company Liqui- *• dations ... DIFFERENT CLASSES OF liquidation. There are three modes of liquidation ..."

6. Accounting in Theory and Practice: A Text-book for the Use of Accountants by George Lisle (1906)
"Idealisation and liquidation Accounts are sometimes prepared in the form of Accounts Charge and Discharge. The liquidator charges himself with the whole ..."

7. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"Statement of Realization and liquidation The mechanism of this statement is logic pure and ... The expenses incident to the realization and liquidation 6. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Liquidation

Search for Liquidation on!Search for Liquidation on!Search for Liquidation on Google!Search for Liquidation on Wikipedia!