Liquidation

Liquidation,

Definition of Liquidation:

  1. Winding up of a firm by selling off its free (un-pledged) assets to convert them into cash to pay the firms unsecured creditors. (The secured creditors take control of the respective pledged assets on obtaining foreclosure orders). Any remaining amount is distributed among the shareholders in proportion to their shareholdings. Liquidation process is initiated either by the shareholders (voluntary liquidation) or by the creditors after obtaining courts permission (compulsory liquidation).

  2. The process of liquidating a business.

  3. The killing of someone, typically by violent means.

Synonyms of Liquidation

Abolishment, Abolition, Acquitment, Acquittal, Acquittance, Agiotage, Amortization, Amortizement, Annihilation, Annulment, Arbitrage, Assassination, Binder, Bloody murder, Bumping-off, Buying in, Cash, Cash payment, Cashiering, Choking, Choking off, Clearance, Debt service, Deconsecration, Defrayal, Defrayment, Defrocking, Deportation, Deposal, Deposit, Deposition, Deprivation, Deracination, Detachment, Dethronement, Disbarment, Disbarring, Disbursal, Discard, Discharge, Discrownment, Disenthronement, Disjunction, Dismissal, Displacement, Disposal, Disposition, Doling out, Down payment, Earnest, Earnest money, Ejection, Elimination, Equity capital, Eradication, Excommunication, Exile, Expatriation, Expulsion, Extermination, Extinction, Extinguishment, Extirpation, Firing, Flier, Flutter, Forced resignation, Foul play, Hire purchase, Hire purchase plan, Homicide, Impeachment, Installment, Installment plan, Interest payment, Kicking upstairs, Manslaughter, Monthly payments, Murder, Negation, Never-never, Nullification, Ostracism, Ousting, Outlawing, Outlawry, Overthrow, Overthrowal, Paying, Paying off, Paying out, Paying up, Payment, Payment in kind, Payoff, Pensioning off, Plunge, Prepayment, Profit taking, Purge, Purging, Quarterly payments, Quittance, Regular payments, Remittance, Removal, Retirement, Riddance, Rooting out, Round trade, Satisfaction, Scalping, Settlement, Severance, Silencing, Sinking-fund payment, Snuffing out, Speculation, Spot cash, Spot sale, Stifling, Stockjobbery, Stockjobbing, Strangulation, Suffocation, Superannuation, Suppression, Suspension, Thuggee, Thuggery, Thuggism, Turn, Unchurching, Unfrocking, Unseating, Uprooting, Venture, Venture capital, Voiding, Weekly payments, Withdrawal, Murder, Taking of life, Assassination, Homicide, Manslaughter, Liquidation, Elimination, Doing to death, Putting to death, Execution, Dispatch, Martyrdom, Collapse, Crash, Going under, Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Liquidation, Close-down, Closure, Closing, Shutting down, Winding up, Termination

How to use Liquidation in a sentence?

  1. In its final months as a functioning business, the video rental store had to turn to massive stock liquidation as a means to cover as many existing debts as possible before closing their doors for good.
  2. If you have the opportunity to start a new venture but dont have the cash on hand you may need to undergo a quick liquidation .
  3. The company went into liquidation.
  4. In its final months as a functioning business, the video rental store had to turn to massive stock liquidation as a means to cover as many existing debts as possible before closing their doors for good.

Meaning of Liquidation & Liquidation Definition