Definitions for premiumˈpri mi əm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word premium
premium, insurance premium(noun)
payment for insurance
the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
"they paid a premium for access to water"
agio, agiotage, premium, exchange premium(noun)
a fee charged for exchanging currencies
a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
"they encouraged customers with a premium for loyal patronage"
payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
having or reflecting superior quality or value
"premium gasoline at a premium price"
A prize or award.
Something offered at a reduced price as an inducement to buy something else.
A bonus paid in addition to normal payments.
The amount to be paid for an insurance policy.
An unusually high value.
The amount by which a security's value exceeds its face value.
Superior in quality; higher in price or value.
a reward or recompense; a prize to be won by being before another, or others, in a competition; reward or prize to be adjudged; a bounty; as, a premium for good behavior or scholarship, for discoveries, etc
something offered or given for the loan of money; bonus; -- sometimes synonymous with interest, but generally signifying a sum in addition to the capital
a sum of money paid to underwriters for insurance, or for undertaking to indemnify for losses of any kind
a sum in advance of, or in addition to, the nominal or par value of anything; as, gold was at a premium; he sold his stock at a premium
Origin: [L. praemium, originally, what one has got before or better than others; prae before + emere to take, buy. See Redeem.]
Premium is a 2006 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Pete Chatmon.
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Rank popularity for the word 'premium' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3323
Rank popularity for the word 'premium' in Nouns Frequency: #1900
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