HyperDic: pension

English > 2 senses of the word pension:
NOUNpossessionpensiona regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to subsist without working
VERBpossessionpension, pension offgrant a pension to
pension > pronunciation
Soundspeh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > pension: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to subsist without working.
Narrowerold-age pension, retirement pension, retirement check, retirement benefit, retirement fund, superannuationA monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
Broaderregular paymentA payment made at regular times
Spanishjubilación, juro, pensión, retiro
Catalanjubilació, pensió, retir, subsidi
Verbspensiongrant a pension to
English > pension: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaninggrant a pension to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonympension off
Broaderaward, grantGive as judged due or on the basis of merit
Spanishjubilar, pensionar
Nounspensiona regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to subsist without working
pensioner, pensionarythe beneficiary of a pension fund

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