dividend Noun
( en noun)
(arithmetic) A number or expression that is to be divided by another.
 In "42 ÷ 3" the dividend is the 42.
(finance) A pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually).
Hyponyms
* regular dividend, special dividend
See also
* addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) × (summand) = (sum, total)
* subtraction: (minuend) ? (subtrahend) = (difference)
* multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product)
* division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend
* numerator


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