Synonyms of 'liquidate'
to dissolve a company and divide its assets among creditorsA unanimous vote was taken to liquidate the company.
to convert (assets) into cashThe company closed down operations and began liquidating its assets.
to eliminate or killThey have not hesitated in the past to liquidate their rivals.
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
a thriller about two men who murder a third
It's quite tricky to remove ants from your home – but not impossible.
They could destroy the enemy in days rather than weeks.
A hit man had been sent to silence her.
eliminate (slang), ,
They claimed that 87,000 `reactionaries' had been eliminated.
get rid of, ,
dispatch, , ,
They may catch him and dispatch him immediately.
blow away (slang, mainly US),
The army was annihilated.
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
rub out (US, slang)
to settle or pay off (a debt or claim)
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in the sense of abolish
to do away with (laws, regulations, or customs)They voted to abolish the death penalty.
do away with,
get rid of,
put an end to,
bring to an end,
kennet (Australian, slang),
jeff (Australian, slang)
in the sense of annihilate
to destroy (a place or a group of people) completelyThe army was annihilated.
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