HyperDic: rate_of_interest

English > 1 sense of the expression rate of interest:
NOUNpossessionrate of interest, interest ratethe percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
English > rate of interest: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe percentage of a sum of money charged for its use.
Synonyminterest rate
Narrowerbase rateThe interest rate set by the Bank of England for lending to other banks
discount rate, discount, bank discountinterest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
discount rateThe rate of interest set by the Federal Reserve that member banks are charged when they borrow money through the Federal Reserve System
prime interest rateThe interest rate on short-term loans that banks charge their commercial customers with high credit ratings
usury, vigorishAn exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
Broaderrate, charge per unitAmount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
Spanishinterés, tasa de interés, tipo de interés

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