What does pensionary mean?

Definitions for pensionary
ˈpɛn ʃəˌnɛr ipen·sion·a·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pensionary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pensioner, pensionarynoun

    the beneficiary of a pension fund

  2. hireling, pensionarynoun

    a person who works only for money

Wiktionary

  1. pensionarynoun

    one who receives a pension; a pensioner

  2. pensionarynoun

    A leading functionary and legal adviser of the principal town corporations in the Netherlands.

  3. pensionaryadjective

    maintained by a pension; receiving a pension

  4. pensionaryadjective

    pertaining to a pension

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pensionaryadjective

    maintained by a pension; receiving a pension; as, pensionary spies

  2. Pensionaryadjective

    consisting of a pension; as, a pensionary provision for maintenance

  3. Pensionarynoun

    one who receives a pension; a pensioner

  4. Pensionarynoun

    one of the chief magistrates of towns in Holland

  5. Etymology: [Cf. F. pensionnaire. Cf. Pensioner.]

Freebase

  1. Pensionary

    A pensionary was a name given to the leading functionary and legal adviser of the principal town corporations in the Netherlands because they received a salary, or pension.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pensionary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pensionary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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