What is Dividend?

Dividend definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Mathematics. a number that is to be divided by a divisor.
Law. a sum out of an insolvent estate paid to creditors.
Finance. a pro-rata share in an amount to be distributed. a sum of money paid to shareholders of a corporation out of earnings.

Insurance. (in participating insurance) a distribution to a policyholder of a portion of the premium not needed by the company to pay claims or to meet expenses.
a share of anything divided.
anything received as a bonus, reward, or in addition to or beyond what is expected: Swimming is fun, and gives you the dividend of better health.

RELATED WORDSpremium, surplus, bonus, coupon, gain, reward, proceeds, allowance, remittance, gravy, cut, lagniappe, prize, extra, taste, pay, divvy, portion, guerdon, appropriation


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