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liquidate是什么意思

liquidate

英 ['lɪkwɪdeɪt] 美 ['lɪkwɪdet]
  • vt. 清算;偿付;消除
  • vi. 清算;清理债务

liquidate

助记提示


1、词根liquid-由原始含义引申为:make liquid or clear, clarify.
2、liquid- + -ate.
3. which goes back to a metaphorical sense of Latin liquere, 'be clear' – thus 'clear a debt'.

中文词源


liquidate 使清算,使清偿

来自liquid,流动,液体。用于经济学资产的流动性,清算,清偿等。

英文词源


liquidate (v.)
1570s, "to reduce to order, to set out clearly" (of accounts), from Late Latin or Medieval Latin liquidatus, past participle of liquidare "to melt, make liquid or clear, clarify," from Latin liquidus (see liquid). Sense of "clear away" (a debt) first recorded 1755. The meaning "wipe out, kill" is from 1924, possibly from Russian likvidirovat. Related: Liquidated; liquidating.

双语例句


1. They're likely to hold big fire sales to liquidate their inventory.
他们可能会举行清仓大甩卖。

来自柯林斯例句

2. They have not hesitated in the past to liquidate their rivals.
过去他们曾毫不犹豫地铲除对手。

来自柯林斯例句

3. The government tried to liquidate the rebel movement and failed.
政府试图肃清反叛运动,结果失败了。

来自《权威词典》

4. Hitler tried to liquidate the Jews in Germany.
希特勒试图全部消灭德国的犹太人.

来自《现代英汉综合大词典》

5. A unanimous vote was taken to liquidate the company.
全体投票一致通过停业清理公司。

来自辞典例句