— The rate, as a proportion of the principal, at which interest is computed. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * rate of interest rate of interest ➔ interest rate * * * rate of interest UK US noun [C] (plural rates of interest) ► ECONOMICS … Financial and business terms

**rate of interest** — noun the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use • Syn: ↑interest rate • Hypernyms: ↑rate, ↑charge per unit • Hyponyms: ↑discount rate, ↑discount, ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**rate of interest** — interest rate, amount of money paid for the use of money … English contemporary dictionary

**rate of interest** — See: interest, interest rate … Accounting dictionary

**rate of interest** — See interest rate … Big dictionary of business and management

**rate of interest** — See *interest rate … Auditor's dictionary

**rate of interest** — /ˌreɪt əv ɪntrəst/ noun same as interest rate … Dictionary of banking and finance

**rate of interest** — A certain percent of the principal s urn charged by way of interest per year. 30 Am J Rev ed Int § 26. See legal interest … Ballentine's law dictionary

**rate of interest** — /ˌreɪt əv ɪntrəst/ noun the percentage of the basic sum involved that a borrower has to pay a lender for the use of his or her money or that is paid out to an investor … Marketing dictionary in english

**rate of interest** — Fin a percentage charged on a loan or paid on an investment for the use of the money … The ultimate business dictionary