Interest

Business / Debt / Interest: The fee charged by a lender to a borrower for the use of borrowed money, usually expressed as an annual percentage of the principal; the rate is dependent upon the time value of money, the credit risk of the borrower, and the inflation rate. Here, interest per year divided by principal amount, expressed as a percentage. also called interest rate.

Other Words for Interest

Interest Noun Synonyms: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement
Interest Adjective Synonyms: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence
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Interest Payments

Business / Finance / Interest Payments: Interest earned on reinvestment of each interest payment on money invested. See: compound interest. MORE

Assumed Interest Rate

Business / Finance / Assumed Interest Rate: Rate of interest used by an insurance company to calculate the payout on an annuity contract. MORE

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, And Amortization (EBITDA)

Business / Finance / Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, And Amortization (EBITDA): A financial measure defined as revenues less cost of goods sold and selling, general, and administrative expenses. In other words, operating and nonoperating profit before the deduction of interest an MORE

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