What does the word bankrupt mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  2. The railway had been handed over to him in a bankrupt condition. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Its exchequer is bankrupt. – Rome, Turkey and Jerusalem by Edward Hoare