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Noun: dividend  'di-vi,dend
  1. That part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
     
  2. A number to be divided by another number
     
  3. A bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus)

Derived forms: dividends

Type of: bonus, earnings, incentive, lucre, net, net income, net profit, number, profit, profits

Encyclopedia: Dividend