Definition of Liquidity

1. Noun. The state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility.

Exact synonyms: Liquid, Liquid State, Liquidness
Generic synonyms: State, State Of Matter
Derivative terms: Liquify, Liquify, Liquid, Liquid, Liquid, Liquid



2. Noun. The property of flowing easily. "They believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer"
Exact synonyms: Fluidity, Fluidness, Liquidness, Runniness
Generic synonyms: Thinness
Derivative terms: Fluid, Fluid, Liquid, Runny

3. Noun. Being in cash or easily convertible to cash; debt paying ability.

Definition of Liquidity

1. n. The state or quality of being liquid.

Definition of Liquidity

1. Noun. The state or property of being liquid. ¹

2. Noun. (economics countable) An asset's property of being able to be sold without affecting its value; the degree to which it can be easily converted into cash. ¹

3. Noun. (finance) Availability of cash over short term: ability to service short-term debt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liquidity

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquidity

liquidate
liquidated
liquidated damages
liquidates
liquidating
liquidation
liquidations
liquidator
liquidators
liquidise
liquidised
liquidiser
liquidises
liquidising
liquidities
liquidity (current term)
liquidity crisis
liquidize
liquidized
liquidizer
liquidizers
liquidizes
liquidizing
liquidless
liquidlike
liquidly
liquidness
liquidnesses
liquids
liquidus

Literary usage of Liquidity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Institutional Investors in the New Financial Landscape by H. J. Blommestein, Norbert Funke (1998)
"2.1 Market liquidity, financial system structure and new financial products ... Institutional investors are very much interested in market liquidity — ie ..."

2. OECD Economics Glossary: English-French = Glossaire de L'économie de L'OCDE by Oecd (2006)
"... bank liquidity ratio coefficient de liquidité des banques ; ratio de liquidité bancaire [BAN, GES] build-up in liquidity accroissement des liquidités ..."

3. Urban Change and Poverty by Michael G. H. McGeary, Laurence E. Lynn (1988)
"liquidity Earlier reports in this series included a measurement of governments' liquidity as a test of the governments' financial condition— that is, ..."

4. Oecd Economic Surveys: Russian Federation by Oecd (2006)
"0.6 liquidity uia monetary tools remains relatively marginal (Figure 2.10). ... liquidity absorption and the role of fiscal sterilisation Billions RUB 8000 ..."

5. OECD Public Debt Markets: Trend and Recent Structural Changes by Oecd, Asian Productivity Organization, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2002)
"V. liquidity In the wake of the introduction of the euro, competition in the markets for ... As a result, liquidity is playing a larger competitive factor, ..."

6. Considerations on Volcanos: The Probable Causes of Their Phenomena, the Laws by George Poulett Scrope (1825)
"But if a quantity of clay be diluted in water, the mass will still retain a more or less imperfect liquidity, the particles of clay remaining solid, ..."

7. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry (1823)
"Caloric the Came of liquidity. ALMOST every solid is capable of passing to the fluid state on the application of a sufficient degree of heat, ..."

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