Pronunciation of Bankrupt
/bˈaŋkɹʌpt/, /bˈaŋkɹʌpt/, /b_ˈa_ŋ_k_ɹ_ʌ_p_t/

Antonyms for bankrupt:

solvent, loaded, rich, wealthy, successful.

Synonyms for bankrupt:

Sense 1

enrich, rags-to-riches, comedown, impoverish, former, slum, downwardly mobile, move up, gentrification, ennoble, yuppify, pauperize, sometime, disestablish, reversal, come out, downfall, Social Mobility, downshift, mobility, social climber.

Sense 2

torpedo, elevate, failure, ascent, world, beggar.

Sense 3

acquire, unfortunate, mobile.

Sense 4

closed, upgrade, spoil.

Sense 6


Sense 8


Sense 10

sink, wash.


liquidator, repo man, bankruptcy, official receiver, receiver.




pauperize, ruin.

Other synonyms and related words:

dash, unwrap, pauperize, let out, bust, barren, bump, unfortunate, split up, receiver, cashier, burst, bankruptcy, acquire, give away, separate, slum, go bad, intermit, sink, devoid, break out, beggar, discontinue, go, destroy, disestablish, break down, violate, get out, give out, wash, fall in, divulge, wear out, fail, downshift, finish, break away, reveal, give, reversal, dampen, mobile, rive, break, debtor, smash, split, spoil, world, cave in, undo, die, insolvent, better, torpedo, impoverish, offend, shatter, upgrade, discover, fracture, ruin, let on, break off, crush, demolish, fall apart, downfall, sunder, give way, stop, former, void, pause, soften, transgress, relegate, develop, come apart, erupt, wear, weaken, sometime, collapse, rupture, failure, recrudesce, kick downstairs, conk out, interrupt, gentrification, closed, expose, check, demote, disclose, go against, get around, snap off, bare, bring out.

poor (adjective)

distressed, squalid, bereft, poor, homeless, scruffy, hand-to-mouth, busted, have-not, shabby, pauper, impoverished, down-and-out, penniless, penurious, embarrassed, dilapidated, poverty-stricken, destitute, beggarly.

unable to pay debts (adjective)

destitute, insolvent, impoverished.

Sense 2 (noun)

impoverish, pauperize.

Sense 3 (noun)

sink, undo, finish, torpedo, spoil.

bankrupt (noun)

break, ruin, insolvent.

bankruptcy (noun)

liquidator, repo man, bankruptcy, official receiver, receiver.

person (noun)


purchaser (noun)


possession (verb)

break, smash, ruin.

Usage examples for bankrupt:

  • Still, I respectfully renew the recommendation in favor of the passage of a uniform bankrupt law applicable to banking institutions. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  • Miss Burns laughed and said: A bankrupt? - "Atlantis", Gerhart Hauptmann.

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