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English noun: dividend

1. dividend (possession) that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly

Broader (hypernym)earnings, lucre, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits

Narrower (hyponym)divvy, equalizing dividend, extra dividend, stock dividend

2. dividend (quantity) a number to be divided by another number

Broader (hypernym)number

Narrower (hyponym)numerator

3. dividend (possession) a bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus)

Broader (hypernym)bonus, incentive

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