1. One who, or that which, liquidates.
2. An officer appointed to conduct the winding up of a company, to bring and defend actions and suits in its name, and to do all necessary acts on behalf of the company. [Eng.]
n 1: a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful
premeditated killing of another human being) [syn: murderer,
2: (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who
liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of
affected parties [syn: receiver]