**Business / Real Estate / Annual Percentage Rate (APR):** An expression of the relationship of the total finance charge to the total amount to be financed as required under the federal Truth-in-Lending Act. Tables available from any Federal Reserve bank may be used to compute the rate, which must be calculated to the nearest one-eighth of 1 percent. Use of the APR permits a standard expression of credit costs, which facilitates easy comparison of lenders.

**Percentage Verb Synonyms**: share, part, portion, proportion, interest, piece, cut

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**Rate Noun Synonyms**: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure

**Rate Verb Synonyms**: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip

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Business / Taxes / Periodic Interest Rate: The periodic interest rate, sometimes called the nominal rate, is the interest rate a lender charges on the amount you borrow. Lenders are also required to tell you what a loan will actually cost per MORE

Business / Finance / Annual Rate Of Return: There are many ways of calculating the annual rate of return. If the rate of return is calculated on a monthly basis, we sometimes multiply this by 12 to express an annual rate of return. This is ofte MORE

Business / Accounting / Interest Rate: The cost of using money, expressed as an annual percentage. MORE