verb (used with object)
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Origin of bankrupt
OTHER WORDS FROM bankruptpseu·do·bank·rupt, adjectivequasi-bankrupt, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for bankrupt
Strangely, none of these failed predictions have bankrupted the prophetic project.Sorry, Evangelicals, Syria Will Not Spur the Second Coming|Candida Moss|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Since the financial system nearly bankrupted the country, Wall Street firms have also been subject to more regulation.Wall Street Showers Romney Campaign With Donations, Abandons Obama|Luke Kerr-Dineen|October 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One can easily imagine the Democratic ads: “Even Newt Gingrich said Romney robbed companies and bankrupted them.”Will New Hampshire’s Primary Matter in the 2012 GOP Nomination Battle?|Howard Kurtz|January 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Basically bankrupted themselves in the name of ‘national security.’
It bankrupted him, compelling the marbles' sale to the museum.
Not a night but some brown maiden Bettered all the dusk she strayed in, While the roses in her hair Bankrupted oblivion there.Songs from Vagabondia|Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
Do you think He bankrupted Himself giving you and me the little sense, the little power thats in us?Wheat and Huckleberries|Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile
The war, liberation of slaves, the sudden extinguishment of millions of property, bankrupted the South.
The panic destroyed the railways and bankrupted the inhabitants.The Last American Frontier|Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson
Altogether he had spent five million dollars on the undertaking and had nearly bankrupted the empire.The Ship Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine