Definitions of bankrupt

  1. To exhaust the financial credit of; to impoverish; as, to bankrupt a corporation.
  2. To make bankrupt.
  3. To break one in trade; to make insolvent.
  4. To disable one from paying the claims of his creditors.
  5. A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. A person legally declared to be unable to pay his debts.
  9. One who breaks or fails in business: an insolvent person.
  10. One who cannot pay his debts.
  11. A person unable to pay his debts.
  12. One who is unable to pay his debts; an insolvent person.
  13. Any one who becomes unable to pay his just debts.
  14. financially ruined; " a bankrupt company"
  15. move away or escape suddenly; " The horses broke from the stable"; " Three inmates broke jail"; " Nobody can break out-- this prison is high security"
  16. financially ruined; " a bankrupt company"; " the company went belly- up"
  17. Being a bankrupt or in a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay, or legally discharged from paying, one's debts; as, a bankrupt merchant.
  18. Depleted of money; not having the means of meeting pecuniary liabilities; as, a bankrupt treasury.
  19. Relating to bankrupts and bankruptcy.
  20. Destitute of, or wholly wanting ( something once possessed, or something one should possess).
  21. Unable to meet one's obligations; insolvent.
  22. Unable to pay one's debts; insolvent.
  23. Declared to be in debt beyond the power of payment.
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