First In, First Out (FIFO)

Business / Finance / First In, First Out (FIFO): A date stated in an indenture, that is the first date on which the issuer may redeem a bond either partially or completely.

Other Words for First

First Adverb Synonyms: foremost, leading, chief, head, premier, prime, primary, principal, pre-eminent
First Adjective Synonyms: fundamental, elementary, basic, primary, cardinal, key, essential

Other Words for Out

Out Adjective Synonyms: outlying, distant, far-off, peripheral
Out Adverb Synonyms: outside, outdoors, in or into the open air

Last In, First Out (LIFO)

Business / Finance / Last In, First Out (LIFO): A method of inventory valuation whereby the goods most recently purchased or manufactured are considered the first ones sold. In periods of rising prices, the LIFO method shows a lower profit than the MORE


Business / Finance / Outstanding: Used in the context of general equities. Stock held by shareholders (verses the company's treasury stock). MORE


Business / Finance / Outsourcing: Purchasing a significant percentage of intermediate components from outside suppliers. MORE


Entertainment / Golf / Outside-In: A swing path that cuts across the target line from the far side of the target line, in relation to the player (outside), to the near side (inside) through the impact area MORE

Outside Speaker

Entertainment / Literature / Outside Speaker: The 'speaker' of a poem or story presented in third-person point of view, i.e., the imaginary voice that speaks of other characters in the third person (as he / she / they) without ever revealing the MORE

Outstanding Share Capital

Business / Finance / Outstanding Share Capital: Issued share capital less the par value of shares that are held as the company's treasury stock. MORE