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PENSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pension mean? 

PENSION (noun)
  The noun PENSION has 1 sense:

1. a regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to subsist without working

  Familiarity information: PENSION used as a noun is very rare.


PENSION (verb)
  The verb PENSION has 1 sense:

1. grant a pension to

  Familiarity information: PENSION used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PENSION (noun)


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Meaning:

A regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to subsist without working

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("pension" is a kind of...):

regular payment (a payment made at regular times)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pension"):

old-age pension; retirement benefit; retirement check; retirement fund; retirement pension; superannuation (a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work)


PENSION (verb)


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Meaning:

Grant a pension to

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

pension; pension off

Hypernyms (to "pension" is one way to...):

award; grant (give as judged due or on the basis of merit)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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