Liquidation meaning

likwidā′shən
The definition of liquidation is the act of turning assets into cash.

When a business closes and sells all of its merchandise because it is bankrupt, this is an example of liquidation.

When you sell your investment to free up the cash, this is an example of liquidation of the investment.

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A liquidating or being liquidated.
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The act of exchange of an asset of lesser liquidity with a more liquid one, such as cash.
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The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business.

The store is having a liquidation sale, everything must go as they go out of business.

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go into liquidation
  • to close one's business by collecting assets and settling all debts
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

go into liquidation