Synonyms for bankruptcy

Synonyms for (noun) bankruptcy

Synonyms: bankruptcy

Definition: a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent

Similar words: legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings

Definition: (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked


Synonyms: failure, bankruptcy

Definition: inability to discharge all your debts as they come due

Usage: the company had to declare bankruptcy; fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks

Similar words: insolvency

Definition: the lack of financial resources


Synonyms: bankruptcy

Definition: a state of complete lack of some abstract property

Usage: spiritual bankruptcy; moral bankruptcy; intellectual bankruptcy

Similar words: failure

Definition: lack of success

Usage: he felt that his entire life had been a failure; that year there was a crop failure