someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
"a bankrupt company"; "the company went belly-up"
bankrupt, ruin, break, smash(verb)
reduce to bankruptcy
"My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
To force into bankruptcy.
having been legally declared insolvent.
a trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors
a trader who becomes unable to pay his debts; an insolvent trader; popularly, any person who is unable to pay his debts; an insolvent person
a person who, in accordance with the terms of a law relating to bankruptcy, has been judicially declared to be unable to meet his liabilities
being a bankrupt or in a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay, or legally discharged from paying, one's debts; as, a bankrupt merchant
depleted of money; not having the means of meeting pecuniary liabilities; as, a bankrupt treasury
relating to bankrupts and bankruptcy
destitute of, or wholly wanting (something once possessed, or something one should possess)
to make bankrupt; to bring financial ruin upon; to impoverish
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bangk′rupt, n. one who breaks or fails in business; an insolvent person.—adj. insolvent: destitute (with of).—n. Bank′ruptcy, the state of being or act of becoming bankrupt. [Fr. banque-route, It. banca rotta.]
The numerical value of BANKRUPT in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of BANKRUPT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Long-term losses are leading to many farmers going bankrupt.
People who are always making allowances for themselves soon go bankrupt.
The universe seems bankrupt as soon as we begin to discuss the characters of individuals.
It also just indicates the degree to which whatever ideology they're operating off of, it's bankrupt.
The subscription model of buying music is bankrupt. I think you could make available the Second Coming in a subscription model and it might not be successful.
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Translations for BANKRUPT
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- банкрут, разорявамBulgarian
- konkurs, fallit, bankerotDanish
- bankrott, treibenGerman
- bankrota, bankrotiEsperanto
- quebrado, arruinadoSpanish
- saattaa, konkurssi, pakottaa, vararikkoinenFinnish
- failli, failliteFrench
- 破綻, 倒産, 破産Japanese
- muflis, bangkrapMalay
- bankroet, failliet, in falingDutch
- insolvent, konkurs, bankerottNorwegian
- falido, bancarrotaPortuguese
- разорять, обанкротить, разорить, банкротRussian
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