Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “asset”

asset

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈæset/
ADVANTAGE a person, skill, or quality that is useful or helps you to succeed: He'll be a great asset to the team.Conditions and characteristics
MONEY something that a person or company owns that has a value: [usually plural] The company has $70 billion in assets.Financial investments and the stock market
(Definition of asset from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “asset” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

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