Debt Instrument

Business / Finance / Debt Instrument: The amount of borrowing that leasing displaces. Firms that do a lot of leasing are curtailed in their debt capacity.

Other Words for Debt

Debt Adjective Synonyms: obligation, due, indebtedness, liability, responsibility, accountability, encumbrance
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Other Words for Instrument

Instrument Adjective Synonyms: implement, tool, device, apparatus, utensil, appliance, contrivance, mechanism, gadget, contraption, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, thingy, whatsit, what's-its-name, whatnot, what-d'you-call-it, gubbins, gismo or gizmo
Instrument Noun Synonyms: agency, means, way, factor, mechanism, instrumentality, wherewithal, (prime) mover, catalyst, agent
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Floating Debt

Business / Finance / Floating Debt: A bond whose interest rate varies with the interest rate of another debt instrument, e.g., a bond that has the interest rate of the Treasury bill +.25%. MORE

Debt Ratio

Business / Finance / Debt Ratio: The market for trading debt instruments. MORE

Limited-Liability Instrument

Business / Finance / Limited-Liability Instrument: A security, such as a call option, in which the owner can lose only the initial investment. MORE

Level Debt Service

Business / Finance / Level Debt Service: A municipal charter provision that debt payments must be relatively equal from year to year so that required revenue projections are easier. MORE

Keyboard Instrument

Entertainment / Music / Keyboard Instrument: Instrument sounded by means of a keyboard (a series of keys played with the fingers). The most commonly recognized keyboard instruments are the piano, organ, harpsichord and synthesizer, a recent inve MORE

Junior Debt (Subordinate Debt)

Business / Finance / Junior Debt (Subordinate Debt): Debt whose holders have a claim on the firm's assets only after senior debtholder's claims have been satisfied. Subordinated debt. MORE

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