Business / Taxes / Financial Instrument: A financial instrument is a physical or electronic document that has intrinsic monetary value or transfers value. For example, cash is a financial instrument, as is a check. Listed and unlisted securities, loans, insurance policies, interests in a partnership, and precious metals are also financial instruments. A contractual obligation is also a financial instrument as is a deed that records home ownership.
Instrument Noun Synonyms: agency, means, way, factor, mechanism, instrumentality, wherewithal, (prime) mover, catalyst, agent
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
Business / Real Estate / Housing Financial Discrimination Act Of 1977 (Holden Act): The Act prohibits financial institutions (banks, savings & loans, or other financial institutions, including mortgage loan brokers, mortgage bankers and public agencies) from engaging in discriminator MORE
Technology / Aviation / Instrument: a device to show visually or aurally the attitude, altitude, or operation of an aircraft or aircraft part. It includes the electronic devices used for automatically controlling an aircraft in flight. MORE