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Dividend

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Noun

1. dividend

that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly

2. dividend

a number to be divided by another number

3. dividend

a bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Dividend

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noun
1. finance
a. 
a distribution from the net profits of a company to its shareholders
b. 
a pro-rata portion of this distribution received by a shareholder
2. 
the share of a cooperative society's surplus allocated at the end of a period to members
3. insurance
a sum of money distributed from a company's net profits to the holders of certain policies
4. 
something extra; bonus
5. 
a number or quantity to be divided by another number or quantity
Compare divisor
6. law
the proportion of an insolvent estate payable to the creditors

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Dividend

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noun
1. 
the number or quantity to be divided
2. 
a. 
a sum or quantity, usually of money, to be divided among stockholders, creditors, members of a cooperative, etc.
b. 
an individual's share of such a sum or quantity
3. 
a gift of something extra; bonus
4. 
the refund made under some insurance policies to the insured from the year's surplus profit

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Dividend

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n.
1. Mathematics A quantity to be divided.
2.
a. A share of profits paid to a stockholder or to a policyholder in a mutual insurance society.
b. A payment pro rata to a creditor of a person adjudged bankrupt.
3.
a. A share of a surplus; a bonus.
b. An unexpected gain, benefit, or advantage.

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