Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “equity release”

equity release

a financial arrangement in which someone who owns a property sells all or part of it to a financial organization in exchange for cash, but has the right to continue living there: an equity release scheme/plan
(Definition of equity release noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of equity release

Word of the Day


willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More