|1.||[ verb ] get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing|
|Synonyms:||knock_off do_in neutralise neutralize waste|
"The mafia liquidated the informer" "the double agent was neutralized"
|Related terms:||kill elimination|
|2.||[ verb ] settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off|
"liquidate a company"
|3.||[ verb ] (business) convert into cash|
"I had to liquidate my holdings to pay off my ex-husband"
|4.||[ verb ] eliminate by paying off; as of debts|
|Related terms:||pay_up lift amortize liquidation|