What does collateral mean?

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kəˈlæt ər əlcol·lat·er·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collateraladjective

    a security pledged for the repayment of a loan

  2. collateral, indirectadjective

    descended from a common ancestor but through different lines

    "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"

  3. collateral, confirmative, confirming, confirmatory, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifyingadjective

    serving to support or corroborate

    "collateral evidence"

  4. collateraladjective

    accompany, concomitant

    "collateral target damage from a bombing run"

  5. collateraladjective

    situated or running side by side

    "collateral ridges of mountains"

Wiktionary

  1. collateralnoun

    A security or guarantee (usually an asset) pledged for the repayment of a loan if one cannot procure enough funds to repay. (Originally supplied as "accompanying" security.)

  2. collateralnoun

    A collateral (not linear) family member.

  3. collateralnoun

    A branch of a bodily part or system of organs

    Besides the arteries blood streams through numerous veins we call collaterals

  4. collateraladjective

    parallel, along the same vein, side by side.

  5. collateraladjective

    Corresponding; accompanying, concomitant.

  6. collateraladjective

    being aside from the main subject; tangential, subordinate, ancillary.

    Although not a direct cause, the twin towers were certainly a collateral incitement for the war.

  7. collateraladjective

    (family) of an indirect ancestral relationship, as opposed to lineal descendency.

    Uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces are collateral relatives.

  8. collateraladjective

    relating to a collateral in the sense of an obligation or security

  9. collateraladjective

    expensive to the extent of being paid through a loan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collateraladjective

    coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as, collateral pressure

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

  2. Collateraladjective

    acting in an indirect way

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

  3. Collateraladjective

    related to, but not strictly a part of, the main thing or matter under consideration; hence, subordinate; not chief or principal; as, collateral interest; collateral issues

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

  4. Collateraladjective

    tending toward the same conclusion or result as something else; additional; as, collateral evidence

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

  5. Collateraladjective

    descending from the same stock or ancestor, but not in the same line or branch or one from the other; -- opposed to lineal

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

  6. Collateralnoun

    a collateral relative

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

  7. Collateralnoun

    collateral security; that which is pledged or deposited as collateral security

    Etymology: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]

Freebase

  1. Collateral

    Collateral is a 2004 American crime thriller film directed by Michael Mann from a screenplay written by Stuart Beattie, and starring Tom Cruise as a contract killer and Jamie Foxx as a taxi driver who finds himself his hostage. The film is set in Los Angeles, California, and the supporting cast includes Jada Pinkett Smith and Mark Ruffalo. Foxx's performance was widely praised and he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Collateral

    kol-at′ėr-al, adj. side by side: running parallel or together; corresponding; descended from the same ancestor, but not directly, as the children of brothers.—n. a collateral relation: a contemporary: a rival.—adv. Collat′erally. [L. col, and latus, lateris, a side.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collateral in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collateral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of collateral in a Sentence

  1. Ewald Nowotny:

    There is always a lot of noise in such a situation and I think the important point is to distinguish the noise from the facts, for us, it is quite clear that we have certain conditions to be met. The one condition is ... whether we can accept for instance Greek assets, Greek bonds, as collateral. The answer is, for the time being: No.

  2. Dan Gainor:

    Billy Bush should n’t be fired. Billy Bush, as a reporter, sometimes plays to the interviewee and made a bad call in going too far with what everyone is calling ‘ locker room talk,' Davis said. Billy Bush’s going to get a rough break here. There’s no excuse for the aggressive rape talk. billy Bush offense isn't what Billy Bush observed Trump saying. Billy Bush offense's that Billy Bush didn't throw Donald Trump under the bus once Billy Bush decided to run. Billy Bush offense's what the media wanted Billy Bush to do, Gainor said. Since Billy Bush didn't, Billy Bush time there is over. I'm sure network execs could go through thousands of hours of tape and destroy tons of other celebrity careers for the awful things they say and do. Only they won't. Because they only want to get Donald Trump because Donald Trump's running as a Republican. Billy Bush is collateral damage.

  3. Ewald Nowotny:

    For us, it is quite clear that we have certain conditions to be met. The one condition is ... whether we can accept for instance Greek assets, Greek bonds, as collateral. The answer is, for the time being: No.

  4. Deven Choksey:

    BJP's performance in the two states is actually quite convincing. I think collateral sales due to global fears have somewhat weighed on the market today.

  5. Mohammed Ali Yasin:

    The speed by which we see these daily drops can only be explained by banks liquidating big portfolios that were collateral for margin trading.

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  • جانبيةArabic
  • успореден, косвен, съпътствуващBulgarian
  • zástava, kolaterál, zajištěníCzech
  • weitläufig, Neben-, Begleitmaterial, Werbematerial, nebeneinanderliegend, hinzukommend, Marketing-Material, begleitend, entfernt, Begleit-, entfernte Verwandte, Pfand, Bei-, weitläufige Verwandtschaft, entfernter Verwandter, benachbart, SicherheitGerman
  • prendaSpanish
  • rinnakkais-, vakuus, pantti, rinnakkainenFinnish
  • collatéral, indirecteFrench
  • 傍系親族の, カタログ, 担保, パンフレット, 傍系縁者の, 傍系のJapanese
  • 평행한, 담보물Korean
  • collateralisLatin
  • moni punga, pungaMāori
  • subsidiair, begeleidend, nevenverwant, zijdelings, vertakking, pand, onderpand, collateraal, bijkomstigDutch
  • сопутствующий, косвенный, залог, боковой, побочный, поручительствоRussian
  • zástava, zálohaSlovak
  • pant, säkerhetSwedish
  • dhamanaSwahili
  • 抵押Chinese

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    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    • A. intelligence
    • B. purse
    • C. bowel
    • D. empire

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