Definition of Lump sum

1. Noun. A complete payment consisting of a single sum of money.

Generic synonyms: Payment



Definition of Lump sum

1. Noun. A relatively large single payment of money, either instead of, or in addition to a sequence of smaller payments. ¹

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Literary usage of Lump sum

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1. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor by United States Bureau of Labor (1911)
"Such agreements for the substitution of a lump sum may be approved by the proper authorities, and without such approval these agreements are not binding and ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"Two questions arise: (1) Had the trial court the right, without the agreement of the parties, to award a lump sum judgment instead of periodical payments? ..."

3. American Law of Charter Parties and Ocean Bills of Lading by Wharton Poor (1920)
"lump sum freight. cargo before repossession by the shipowner's representatives ... lump sum freight. When the freight payable is a lump sum for the voyage, ..."

4. Forest Owners' Guide to the Federal Income Tax by William C. Siegel, William L. Hoover, Harry L. Haney, Jr., Karen Liu (1996)
"Sale of Standing Timber for a lump sum A sale for a lump sum is the outright ... To report lump-sum timber sales whose proceeds qualify as capital gains, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Marriage, Divorce, Separation, and Domestic Relations by James Schouler, Arthur Walker Blakemore (1921)
"Award of lump sum or Periodical Payments. The award of a lump sum in place of ... Decree in divorce suit awarding lump sum as alimony will be presumed as ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"... each of whom pays for one or more villages a lump sum, settled by the State annually or from time to time, which does not as a rule interfere with the ..."

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