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English adjective: bankrupt

1. bankrupt financially ruined

SamplesA bankrupt company.
The company went belly-up.




English noun: bankrupt

1. bankrupt (person) someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts


Broader (hypernym)failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person

English verb: bankrupt

1. bankrupt (possession) reduce to bankruptcy

SamplesMy daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!.
The slump in the financial markets smashed him.

Synonymsbreak, ruin, smash

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)impoverish

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