Definitions for Annuityəˈnu ɪ ti, əˈnyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•nu•i•tyəˈnu ɪ ti, əˈnyu-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a specified income payable at stated intervals for a fixed or contingent period, often for the recipient's life, as in consideration of a premium paid.

    Category: Business

  2. the right to receive such an income.

    Category: Business

  3. the duty to make such a payment or payments.

    Category: Business

Origin of annuity:

1400–50; late ME < AF annuité, annualté < ML annuitās

Princeton's WordNet

  1. annuity, rente(noun)

    income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments

    "his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity"

Wiktionary

  1. annuity(Noun)

    A specified income payable at stated intervals for a fixed or a contingent period, often for the recipient's life, in consideration of a stipulated premium paid either in prior installment payments or in a single payment. For example, a retirement annuity paid to a public officer following his or her retirement.

  2. annuity(Noun)

    The right to receive such an income.

  3. annuity(Noun)

    The duty to make such a payment or payments.

  4. Origin: From annuité, from annuitās, from annuus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Annuity(noun)

    a sum of money, payable yearly, to continue for a given number of years, for life, or forever; an annual allowance

Freebase

  1. Annuity

    An annuity is a series of payments made at fixed intervals of time. Examples of annuities are regular deposits to a savings account, monthly home mortgage payments and monthly insurance payments. Annuities are classified by the frequency of payment dates. The payments may be made weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly, or at any other interval of time.

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