pension

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[pen┬Ěsion]

A pension is a regular payment, usually from a company you worked for, that allows you to survive without working after you retire.

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A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.

Noun
a regular payment to a person that iis intended to allow them to subsist without working

Verb
grant a pension to


n.
A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.

n.
A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.

n.
A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.

n.
A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.

v. t.
To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.


Pension

Pen"sion , n. [F., fr. L. pensio a paying, payment, fr. pendere, pensum, to weight, to pay; akin to pendre to hang. See Pendant, and cf. Spend.] 1. A payment; a tribute; something paid or given. [Obs.]
The stomach's pension, and the time's expense.
2. A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
To all that kept the city pensions and wages.
3. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes. [Eng.] Mozley & W. 4. [F., pronounced .] A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.

Pension

Pen"sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pensioned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pensioning.] To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.
One knighted Blackmore, and one pensioned Quarles.

A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.

To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.

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Usage Examples

The people who did the collateralized mortgage obligations, sold them to pension funds, then sold them short, then bought credit default swap insurance on them, are just amazing. They are a law unto themselves.

Imagine if the pension funds and endowments that own much of the equity in our financial services companies demanded that those companies revisit the way mortgages were marketed to those without adequate skills to understand the products they were being sold. Management would have to change the way things were done.

My dad loves what I do and I support my parents financially because they didn't have a job that gave them a pension.

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.

I like eating out. I like buying beautiful paintings and being surrounded by beautiful things. I have to finance that life. I can barely afford a pension scheme because I don't make enough money.

I don't have a dime left. I am dependent on my friends for food and a small old-age pension.

There is nothing inherently fair about equalizing incomes. If the government penalizes you for working harder than somebody else, that is unfair. If you save your money but retire with the same pension as a free-spending neighbor, that is also unfair.

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Other Usage Examples

They said it was impossible to touch the third rail of politics, to take on public-sector unions and to reform a pension and health benefits system that was headed to bankruptcy. But with bipartisan leadership, we saved taxpayers $132 billion dollars over 30 years and saved retirees their pensions. We did it.

We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city.

One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 investment.

But, at the end of the day, we need to represent the taxpayers who have made enormous sacrifices. Many have lost their jobs. Many of them have seen their companies - they don't have a pension - they have seen their companies cut the match for their 401(k). They have seen their health care benefits be shredded.

However my parents - both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension.

A generous basic state pension is the least a civilized society should offer those who have worked hard and saved through their whole lives.

People don't place their trust in government or company pension plans they have to be self-reliant.

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