Synonyms of liquidate in English:


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1‘if the company was liquidated, there would be enough funds released to honour the debts’

close down, wind up, put into liquidation, dissolve, break up, disband, terminate

2‘he would normally have liquidated his share portfolio’

convert to cash, convert, cash, cash in, sell off, sell up, realize

3‘the fund was raided for purposes other than liquidating the public debt’

pay off, pay, pay in full, settle, clear, discharge, square, make good, honour, defray, satisfy, account for

4‘nationalist rivals were liquidated in bloody purges’

kill, murder, cause the death of, end the life of, take the life of, do away with, make away with, assassinate, do to death, eliminate, terminate, dispatch, finish off, put to death, execute
slaughter, butcher, massacre, wipe out, destroy, annihilate, erase, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, decimate, mow down, shoot down, cut down, cut to pieces
put down, put to sleep
informal bump off, polish off, do in, do for, knock off, top, take out, croak, stiff, blow away, dispose of
North American informal ice, off, rub out, waste, whack, scrag, smoke
literary slay