**Business / Real Estate / Compound Interest:** Interest computed on the principal sum plus accrued interest. At the beginning of the new interest period, all interest is added to the principal, forming a new principal figure on which interest is then calculated. This process repeats itself each interest periodâ€”interest may be compounded daily, monthly, semiannually or annually.

**Compound Adjective Synonyms**: composite, blend, synthesis, combination, consolidation, parasynthesis, parathesis, mixture, amalgam, alloy, merging, merger, mix

**Compound Verb Synonyms**: blend, merge, coalesce, combine, unite, fuse or also fuze, come or go together

**Compound Noun Synonyms**: put together, combine, mix, concoct, compose, make (up), formulate, blend

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**Interest Adjective Synonyms**: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence

**Interest Noun Synonyms**: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement

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

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 / Accounting / Simple Interest: Interest applied to the original sum invested (as opposed to compound interest ). Eg. 1000 invested over two years at 10% per year simple interest will yield a gross total of 1200 at the end of the pe MORE