What is another word for debenture?

Pronunciation: [dɛbˈɛnt͡ʃə] (IPA)

Debenture is a financial term that refers to a type of long-term debt instrument that is issued by a corporation or government entity. There are several synonyms for the word debenture including bond, note, securities, certificate, and IOU. Bonds are a type of debenture that represent a fixed rate of interest and have a fixed maturity date. Notes are similar to bonds but are usually shorter in maturity. Securities are a broader term that includes stocks, bonds, and other financial instruments. Certificates are a type of debenture that are issued by financial institutions and represent a long-term investment option. IOUs are informal debt instruments that may not be legally binding.

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Usage examples for Debenture

The debenture holders were eating up the capital, and the ordinary shareholders were clamouring for a dividend, while the sea threatened to eat up the land.
"The Squire's Daughter"
Silas K(itto) Hocking
But in this case it was a compound ten per cent reversible dividend, cumulative and retroactive, payable to prior owners of the stock, on account of the second mortgage debenture lien.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective"
Ellis Parker Butler
"She holds some of our debenture bonds, you know," says Mr. Robert, "and I gather that she has been somewhat disturbed by these reorganization rumors."
"Torchy, Private Sec."
Sewell Ford

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