Associations to the word «Dividend»


DIVIDEND, noun. (arithmetic) A number or expression that is to be divided by another.
DIVIDEND, noun. (finance) A pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually).
DIVIDEND EQUILISATION RESERVE, noun. (finance) A fund set up to ensure that dividends remain stable despite changes in a company's earnings

Dictionary definition

DIVIDEND, noun. That part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly.
DIVIDEND, noun. A number to be divided by another number.
DIVIDEND, noun. A bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus).

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche