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Definition of Bankrupt


  1. A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Being a bankrupt or in a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay, or legally discharged from paying, one's debts; as, a bankrupt merchant.
  5. Depleted of money; not having the means of meeting pecuniary liabilities; as, a bankrupt treasury.
  6. Relating to bankrupts and bankruptcy.
  7. Destitute of, or wholly wanting (something once possessed, or something one should possess).
  8. To make bankrupt; to bring financial ruin upon; to impoverish.

Bankrupt Quotations

You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars.
Nick Nolte

Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.
Ralph W. Sockman

We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city.
Michael Bloomberg

I'm either going to go completely mental, completely bankrupt, or have the best success of my life.
Katy Perry
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Bankrupt Translations

bankrupt in Afrikaans is bankrot
bankrupt in Dutch is bankroet
bankrupt in French is banqueroute
bankrupt in German is Bankrotteur, bankrott, in Konkurs gehen
bankrupt in Italian is fallimento
bankrupt in Latin is decoctor
bankrupt in Portuguese is falido
bankrupt in Spanish is falencia
bankrupt in Swedish is bankrutt
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