Noun liquidation has 3 senses
  1. liquidation, settlement - termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
    --1 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --1 has particulars: viatical settlement, viaticus settlement
    Derived form: verb liquidate2
  2. extermination, liquidation - the act of exterminating
    --2 is a kind of destruction, devastation
  3. elimination, liquidation - the murder of a competitor
    --3 is a kind of murder, slaying, execution
    Derived form: verb liquidate1