(amortization)

  • 1Amortization — or amortisation is the process of decreasing, or accounting for, an amount over a period of time. The word comes from Middle English amortisen to kill, alienate in mortmain, from Anglo French amorteser , alteration of amortir , from Vulgar Latin… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2amortization — I noun clearance, defrayal, defrayment, disbursement, discharge, extinction of a debt, extinguishment of claim, liquidation of a debt, payment, remittance, satisfaction associated concepts: amortization contract, amortization of a mortgage,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3Amortization — A*mor ti*za tion, n. [LL. amortisatio, admortizatio. See {Amortize}, and cf. {Admortization}.] 1. (Law) The act or right of alienating lands to a corporation, which was considered formerly as transferring them to dead hands, or in mortmain. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4amortization — (n.) 1670s, in reference to lands given to religious orders, from M.L. amortizationem (nom. amortizatio), noun of action from pp. stem of amortizare (see AMORTIZE (Cf. amortize)). Of debts, from 1824 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5amortization — [ə môr′tiz məntam΄ər ti zā′shən, ə môr΄təzā′shən] n. 1. an amortizing or being amortized 2. money put aside for amortizing a debt, etc.: also amortizement [ə môr′tiz mənt] …

    English World dictionary

  • 6amortization — (1) The process of making regular, periodic decreases in the book or carrying value of an asset. For example, when a bond is purchased at a price above 100, the difference between the purchase price and the par value, the premium, is amortized.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7amortization — A cost *allocation method used to record the reduction in value of an asset over time. The classic case of amortization is the matching of the cost of an item of *property, plant, and equipment to its *useful life. Assets generally lose value as… …

    Auditor's dictionary

  • 8amortization — / amortazeyshsn/ In accounting, the allocation (and charge to expense) of the cost or other basis of an intangible asset over its estimated useful life. Intangible assets which have an indefinite life (e.g., goodwill) are not amortizable.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9amortization — / amortazeyshsn/ In accounting, the allocation (and charge to expense) of the cost or other basis of an intangible asset over its estimated useful life. Intangible assets which have an indefinite life (e.g., goodwill) are not amortizable.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10amortization — /am euhr teuh zay sheuhn, euh mawr /, n. 1. an act or instance of amortizing a debt or other obligation. 2. the sums devoted to this purpose. Also, amortizement. [1665 75; < ML a(d)mortization (s. of admortizatio). See AMORTIZE, ATION] * * * In&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 11Amortization — The repayment of a loan by installments. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * amortization a‧mor‧ti‧za‧tion [əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʆn ǁ ˌæmərtə ] also amortisation noun 1. [countable, uncountable] ACCOUNTING …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12Amortization — 1. The paying off of debt in regular installments over a period of time. 2. The deduction of capital expenses over a specific period of time (usually over the asset s life). More specifically, this method measures the consumption of the value of&#8230; …

    Investment dictionary

  • 13amortization — 1) The process of treating as an expense the annual amount deemed to waste away from a fixed asset. The concept is particularly applied to leases, which are acquired for a given sum for a specified term at the end of which the lease will have no&#8230; …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 14amortization — 1) The process of treating as an expense the annual amount deemed to waste away from a fixed asset. The concept is particularly applied to leases, which are acquired for a given sum for a specified term at the end of which the lease will have no&#8230; …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 15amortization — amortizacija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Sistemingas turto nuvertėjimo paskirstymas per jo naudingo tarnavimo laiką. atitikmenys: angl. amortization šaltinis NATO mokymų ir pratybų finansavimo terminų žodynas AAP 43(1), 2009 …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 16amortization — amortizacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Smūgio poveikio sumažinimas. atitikmenys: angl. amortization; shock absorption rus. амортизация …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 17amortization — amortizacija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Veiksmai kūno judėjimo greičiui atramos kryptimi mažinti. kilmė lot. amortisatio – skolos atidavimas atitikmenys: angl. amortization; depreciation vok. Amortisation, f rus.&#8230; …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 18amortization — amortizacija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Veiksmai žaidimo reikmens skriejimo greičiui mažinti. kilmė lot. amortisatio – skolos atidavimas atitikmenys: angl. amortization; depreciation vok. Amortisation, f rus.&#8230; …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 19amortization — amortize (also amortise) ► VERB ▪ gradually write off (a cost) or reduce (a debt). DERIVATIVES amortization noun. ORIGIN Old French amortir, from Latin mors death …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20amortization — noun Date: 1851 1. the act or process of amortizing 2. the result of amortizing …

    New Collegiate Dictionary