1. bankrupt, insolvent, failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person

usage: someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts


1. bankrupt, ruin, break, smash, impoverish

usage: reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"


1. bankrupt, belly-up(predicate), insolvent (vs. solvent)

usage: financially ruined; "a bankrupt company"; "the company went belly-up"

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