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Definition of Dividend


  1. A sum of money to be divided and distributed; the share of a sum divided that falls to each individual; a distribute sum, share, or percentage; -- applied to the profits as appropriated among shareholders, and to assets as apportioned among creditors; as, the dividend of a bank, a railway corporation, or a bankrupt estate.
  2. A number or quantity which is to be divided.

Dividend Quotations

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Ray Kroc

Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows.
Siegfried Sassoon

It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with.
Clark Gable

Deficit reduction is not an end in itself. It is the means to an end. Canadians must now decide what kind of country they want to build with the hard-won dividend.
Jean Chretien

Something got screwed up in terms of your priorities if you think it's more important to get rid of the dividend tax than it is to take care of 11 million kids.
David Broder
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Dividend Translations

dividend in French is dividende
dividend in German is Dividend (zu teilende Zahl)
dividend in Spanish is dividendo
dividend in Swedish is utdelning