amortization of debt

  • 1amortization — 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,… …

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  • 2debt amortization — UK US noun [U] ► FINANCE a method for paying off a debt which involves the person, company, etc. that owes the money paying regular amounts over a period of time: »long term debt amortization schedules »a debt amortization calendar …

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  • 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 — [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

  • 5amortization — (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.… …

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  • 6amortization — /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

  • 7Amortization — 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 …

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  • 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.&#8230; …

    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.&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10Amortization calculator — An amortization calculator is used to determine the periodic payment amount due on a loan (typically a mortgage), based on the amortization process. The amortization repayment model factors varying amounts of both interest and principal into&#8230; …

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  • 11Amortization — 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

  • 12Debt service coverage ratio — The debt service coverage ratio (DSCR), also known as debt coverage ratio, is the ratio of cash available for debt servicing to interest, principal and lease payments. It is a popular benchmark used in the measurement of an entity s (person or&#8230; …

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  • 13Debt/EBITDA — A measure of a company s ability to pay off its incurred debt. This ratio gives the investor the approximate amount of time that would be needed to pay off all debt, ignoring the factors of interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.&#8230; …

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  • 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; …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 15amortization — 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

  • 16amortization — 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

  • 17amortization — Synonyms and related words: abalienation, acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, alienation, amortizement, assignation, assignment, bargain and sale, barter, bequeathal, binder, cash, cash payment, cession, clearance, conferment, conferral,&#8230; …

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  • 18debt service — Synonyms and related words: acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, amortization, amortizement, binder, cash, cash payment, clearance, defrayal, defrayment, deposit, disbursal, discharge, doling out, down payment, earnest, earnest money, hire&#8230; …

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  • 19amortization — a·mor·ti·za·tion || ə‚mɔːtɪ zeɪʃn n. depreciation; decrease; gradual payment of debt …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20Amortization —   The process of paying off a debt by means of a series of repayments. For example the cost of a fixed asset is written in to the profit and loss account over a period of years, rather than being taken into account when it is first bought. The&#8230; …

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