down payment Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "down payment" - English Dictionary

See all translations

down paymentnoun [C]

(also downpayment) uk   us  
an amount of money that you pay at the time that you buy something but is only a part of the total cost of that thing. You usually pay the rest of the cost over a period of time: I made/put a down payment on a new smart TV.
(Definition of down payment from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of down payment?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “down payment” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More