Part of speech: verb

To make bankrupt.

Part of speech: adjective

Unable to pay one's debts; insolvent.

Part of speech: noun

A person unable to pay his debts.

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Usage examples "bankrupt":

  1. He would have gone bankrupt if he hadn't had it, and it was terrible to think of all the poor people who would have gone without bread if that great business of his had come to a standstill. - "Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2", Martin Anderson Nexo.
  2. The railway had been handed over to him in a bankrupt condition. - "Lady Merton, Colonist", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. Its exchequer is bankrupt. - "Rome, Turkey and Jerusalem", Edward Hoare.