Definitions for Annuityəˈnu ɪ ti, əˈnyu-

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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"


  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

  2. Origin: [LL. annuitas, fr. L. annus year: cf. F. annuit.]


  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bill Werde:

    The real annuity for an artist's estate is owning copyright and catalog. That's the revenue stream.

  2. Michael Honig:

    Silver Oak is a brand like Ferrari or Herms -- it’s something that’s helped elevate the whole Napa Valley brand even higher, they’re very well-respected in the wine world, they have an amazing market share, their sales are through the roof and every distributor would love to have them in their portfolio because it’s such a great annuity. It just sells and that’s not always the case with wineries. They just keep truckin’ along.

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