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PREMIUM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does premium mean? 

PREMIUM (noun)
  The noun PREMIUM has 4 senses:

1. payment for insurance
2. the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
3. a fee charged for exchanging currencies
4. payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

  Familiarity information: PREMIUM used as a noun is uncommon.


PREMIUM (adjective)
  The adjective PREMIUM has 1 sense:

1. having or reflecting superior quality or value

  Familiarity information: PREMIUM used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREMIUM (noun)


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Meaning:

Payment for insurance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

insurance premium; premium

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

payment (a sum of money paid)


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Meaning:

The amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Context example:

they paid a premium for access to water

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

economic value; value (the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else)


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Meaning:

A fee charged for exchanging currencies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

exchange premium; agiotage; agio; premium

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

charge (the price charged for some article or service)


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Meaning:

Payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

bounty; premium

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

reward (payment made in return for a service rendered)

Domain category:

governance; governing; government; government activity (the act of governing; exercising authority)


PREMIUM (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having or reflecting superior quality or value

Context example:

premium gasoline at a premium price

Similar:

superior (of high or superior quality or performance)


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