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bankrupt

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of bankrupt

  1. utterly lacking in something needed, wanted, or expected she's a kind soul, but bankrupt of all common sense, I'm afraid Synonyms of bankrupt devoid, bare, barren, bereft, destitute, voidWords Related to bankrupt blank, empty, innocent, stark, vacant, wanting; deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, incomplete, insufficient, partial, short; absent, missingNear Antonyms of bankrupt furnished, provided, supplied; brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; abounding, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingAntonyms of bankrupt filled, flush, fraught, full, replete, rife


bankrupt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bankrupt

  1. to cause to lose one's fortune and become unable to pay one's debts several bad investments bankrupted him Synonyms of bankrupt ruin, break, bustWords Related to bankrupt beggar, impoverish, pauperize; reduce, straiten; clean (out), wipe outNear Antonyms of bankrupt enrich, richen

Synonym Discussion of bankrupt

deplete, drain, exhaust, impoverish, bankrupt mean to deprive of something essential to existence or potency. deplete implies a reduction in number or quantity so as to endanger the ability to function.
    • depleting our natural resources
drain implies a gradual withdrawal and ultimate deprivation of what is necessary to an existence.
    • personal tragedy had drained him of all spirit
exhaust stresses a complete emptying.
    • her lecture exhausted the subject
impoverish suggests a deprivation of something essential to richness or productiveness.
    • impoverished soil
bankrupt suggests impoverishment to the point of imminent collapse.
    • war had bankrupted the nation of resources


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