installment


installment
in·stall·ment n: one of the parts into which a debt is divided when payment is made at intervals
installment adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

installment
I noun advance, allotment, contract payment, deposit, disbursement, dividend, division, down payment, fraction, one of several parts, one of several payments, one of successive parts, parcel, pars, part payment, part payment of a debt, partial payment, pensio, periodic payment, portio, portion, remittance, section, segment, successive portion, token payment associated concepts: installment contract, installment note, installment payments, installment plan, installment sale II index advance (allowance), binder, collection (payment), component, constituent (part), deposit, down payment, handsel, honorarium, installation, pledge (security), segment

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


installment
n.
A sum of money that serves as partial payment of a debt, usually as part of a payment plan that divides payment up into several portions spread out over a period of time; partial satisfaction of an obligation.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


installment
n. A partial payment of a debt scheduled to be made at regular intervals.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


installment
Regular, partial portion of the same debt, paid at successive periods as agreed by a debtor and creditor.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


installment
Regular, partial portion of the same debt, paid at successive periods as agreed by a debtor and creditor.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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