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Synonyms for liquidate
ˈlɪk wɪˌdeɪtliq·ui·date

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  1. neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste, knock off, do inverb

    get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

    "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"

    Synonyms:
    rot, cop, nullify, ravage, hook, neutralise, fling off, shave, ware, neutralize, countervail, blow, scourge, lay waste to, counteract, dash off, snitch, desolate, thieve, do in, macerate, scratch off, counterbalance, toss off, squander, languish, negate, devastate, pay off, emaciate, drop, pine away, knock off, consume, glom, waste, run off

  2. liquidate, pay offverb

    eliminate by paying off (debts)

    Synonyms:
    make up, do in, pay, buy off, pay back, redeem, get, neutralise, compensate, knock off, fix, pay off, waste, neutralize

  3. liquidateverb

    convert into cash

    "I had to liquidate my holdings to pay off my ex-husband"

    Synonyms:
    neutralize, neutralise, waste, do in, pay off, knock off

  4. liquidateverb

    settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off

    "liquidate a company"

    Synonyms:
    neutralize, neutralise, waste, do in, pay off, knock off

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. liquidateverb

    Synonyms:
    settle, adjust, pay, extinguish, pay off, clear off

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  1. List of paraphrases for "liquidate":

    settle

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How to use liquidate in a sentence?

  1. Babatunde Fashola:

    What we expect to do is to liquidate verifiable and agreed debts that have accrued, approve a market tariff and hold the discos (distribution companies) to a more efficient and fair collection system based on the use of meters.

  2. Albert Rivera:

    Do we want the future of Spain to remain in the hands of those who want to liquidate Spain?.

  3. Bryan Springmeyer:

    (It) seems crazy to borrow that much to pay taxes, so I have to assume he’d need to liquidate a substantial amount of the shares purchased from the option exercise to pay taxes.

  4. Stephen Briggs:

    I can't confirm it (Glencore selling metal stocks) ... but it is much easier to liquidate LME (refined) metals than concentrates.

  5. John Kennedy:

    It does n’t seem likely that someone would want to cut it up and sell it as it would lose too much value. To steal something that John Kennedy ca n’t liquidate is silly.


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