go bankrupt

Definition of go bankrupt

  1. :  to be unable to pay one's debts The company went bankrupt.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  a person who has done any of the acts that by law entitle creditors to have his or her estate administered for their benefit

    :  a person judicially declared subject to having his or her estate administered under the bankrupt laws for the benefit of creditors

    :  a person who becomes insolvent

  1. :  reduced to a state of financial ruin :  impoverished

    :  legally declared a bankrupt

    :  of or relating to bankrupts or bankruptcy

  1. :  to reduce to bankruptcy

    :  impoverish

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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