amortize


amortize
Synonyms and related words:
abalienate, alien, alienate, assign, barter, bequeath, cede, clear, confer, consign, convey, deed, deed over, deliver, demise, devolve upon, discharge, enfeoff, exchange, give, give title to, hand, hand down, hand on, hand over, honor, lift, liquidate, make accounts square, make over, negotiate, pass, pass on, pass over, pay in full, pay off, pay the bill, pay the shot, pay up, redeem, retire, satisfy, sell, settle, settle on, sign away, sign over, square, square accounts, strike a balance, surrender, take up, trade, transfer, transmit, turn over

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  • amortize — a‧mor‧tize [əˈmɔːtaɪz ǁ ˈæmər ] also amortise verb [transitive] 1. ACCOUNTING to show the reduction in the value of an asset in a company s accounts over a period of time: • All acquisition expenses are amortized over 10 years …   Financial and business terms

  • amortize — amor·tize / a mər ˌtīz, ə mȯr / vt tized, tiz·ing: to reduce (an amount) gradually: as a: to pay off (as a loan) gradually usu. by periodic payments of principal and interest or payments to a sinking fund b: to gradually reduce the cost of (as… …   Law dictionary

  • Amortize — A*mor tize, v. t. [OE. amortisen, LL. amortisare, admortizare, F. amortir to sell in mortmain, to extinguish; L. ad + mors death. See {Mortmain}]. 1. To make as if dead; to destroy. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To alienate in mortmain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amortize — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. amortiss , prp. stem of amortir deaden, from V.L. *admortire to extinguish, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + mortus dead, from L. mors death (see MORTAL (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • amortize — (Amer.) a·mor·tize || É™ mɔːtaɪz v. settle a debt through periodic payments to a creditor or to a sinking fund; pay off a debt gradually, become depreciated (also amortise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • amortize — [am′ər tīz΄, ə môr′tīz] vt. amortized, amortizing [ME amortisen < extended stem of OFr amortir, to extinguish, sell in mortmain (< ML amortire); or < ML amortizare; both ML forms < L ad, to + mors, death: see MORTAL] 1. to put money… …   English World dictionary

  • amortize — transitive verb ( tized; tizing) Etymology: Middle English amortisen to kill, alienate in mortmain, from Anglo French amorteser, alteration of amortir, from Vulgar Latin *admortire to kill, from Latin ad + mort , mors death more at murder Date:… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amortize — UK [əˈmɔː(r)taɪz] / US [ˈæmərˌtaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms amortize : present tense I/you/we/they amortize he/she/it amortizes present participle amortizing past tense amortized past participle amortized business to pay back money that you… …   English dictionary

  • amortize — [[t]əmɔ͟ː(r)taɪz, AM æ̱mər [/t]] amortizes, amortizing, amortized VERB In finance, if you amortize a debt, you pay it back in regular payments. [TECHNICAL] [V n] There s little advantage to amortizing the loan, especially on a 30 or 40 year basis …   English dictionary

  • amortize — amortizable, adj. /am euhr tuyz , euh mawr tuyz/, v.t., amortized, amortizing. 1. Finance. a. to liquidate or extinguish (a mortgage, debt, or other obligation), esp. by periodic payments to the creditor or to a sinking fund. b. to write off a… …   Universalium