noun, plural an·nu·i·ties.
Origin of annuity
Related formssu·per·an·nu·i·ty, noun, plural su·per·an·nu·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for annuity
With the remaining $1.775 million, he can buy an annuity that yields almost $89,000 - which still beats working.
But that $1 million is actually an annuity, which pays out about $25,000 over 40 years—before taxes.
She had made Madame Bridau an assignment of three thousand francs out of her annuity.The Two Brothers|Honore de Balzac
His mother had an annuity, which he himself had insisted upon for her greater comfort.An Alabaster Box|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
His mother's small fortune he had sunk in an annuity for Mr. Goodwin.Diana Tempest, Volume III (of 3)|Mary Cholmondeley
The consideration was an annuity of $6,000 in Spanish milled dollars.Jersey City and its Historic Sites|Harriet Phillips Eaton
The establishment of the annuity scheme for the benefit of the heirs of deceased officers, as suggested by the Paymaster-General.Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes|James D. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for annuity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for annuity
Culture definitions for annuity
A sum of money payable yearly or at regular intervals.