liquidator

noun

liq·​ui·​da·​tor ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce liquidator (audio)
: one that liquidates
especially : an individual appointed by law to liquidate assets

Examples of liquidator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some Red Lobster locations had their equipment auctioned off via an online restaurant liquidator putting an additional 129 restaurants at risk of shutting down. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 24 June 2024 Ann was an appraisal assistant for a private-estate liquidator. Nicolette Polek, Harper's Magazine, 22 May 2024 As of May 22, the company's website listed 99 locations closed across 28 states, with some of them having their kitchen equipment auctioned off on an online restaurant liquidator. Gabe Hauari, The Courier-Journal, 7 June 2024 Meanwhile, in a bid to avoid another Pride Month backlash, Target still plans to offer all of its Pride merchandise online, but only at select stores in-person, and Red Lobster’s restaurants are being being auctioned off by its liquidator in preparation for bankruptcy. Francisco Velasquez, Quartz, 17 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for liquidator 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liquidator was circa 1828

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“Liquidator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquidator. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

liquidator

noun
liq·​ui·​da·​tor ˈli-kwə-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce liquidator (audio)
: one that liquidates
especially : an individual appointed by law to liquidate assets compare receiver
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