[ an-yoo-uh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object),an·nu·al·ized, an·nu·al·iz·ing.
  1. to calculate for or as for an entire year: Investors earned an annualized rate of seven percent paid quarterly.

verb (used without object),an·nu·al·ized, an·nu·al·iz·ing.
  1. to be annualized.

Origin of annualize

  • Also (especially British) an·nu·al·ise .

Words Nearby annualize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use annualize in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for annualize



/ (ˈænjʊəˌlaɪz) /

  1. (tr) to convert (a rate of interest) to an annual rate when it is quoted for a period of less than a year: credit card companies are obliged to quote an annualized percentage rate to borrowers

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