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PEN'SION, n. [L.pensio, form pendo, pensum, to pay.]

1. An annual allowance of a sum of money to a person by government in consideration of past services, civil or military. Men often receive pensions for eminent services on retiring from office. But in particular, officers, soldiers and seamen receive pensions when they are disabled for further services.

2. An annual payment by an individual to an old or disabled servant.

3. In Great Britain, an annual allowance made by government to indigent widows of officers killed or dying in public service.

4. Payment of money; rent.

5. A yearly payment in the inns of court.

6. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.

7. An allowance or annual payment, considered in the light of a bribe.

PEN'SION, v.t. To grant a pension to; to grant an annual allowance from the public treasury to a person for past services, or on account of disability incurred in public service, or of old age.




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PEN'SION, n. [L.pensio, form pendo, pensum, to pay.]

1. An annual allowance of a sum of money to a person by government in consideration of past services, civil or military. Men often receive pensions for eminent services on retiring from office. But in particular, officers, soldiers and seamen receive pensions when they are disabled for further services.

2. An annual payment by an individual to an old or disabled servant.

3. In Great Britain, an annual allowance made by government to indigent widows of officers killed or dying in public service.

4. Payment of money; rent.

5. A yearly payment in the inns of court.

6. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.

7. An allowance or annual payment, considered in the light of a bribe.

PEN'SION, v.t. To grant a pension to; to grant an annual allowance from the public treasury to a person for past services, or on account of disability incurred in public service, or of old age.


PEN'SION, n. [Fr. and Sp. id; It. pensione; from L. pensio, from pendo, pensum, to pay.]

  1. An annual allowance of a sum of money to a person by government in consideration of past services, civil or military. Men often receive pensions for eminent services on retiring from office. But in particular, officers, soldiers and seamen receive pensions when they are disabled for further services.
  2. An annual payment by an individual to an old or disabled servant.
  3. An annual allowance made by government to indigent widows of officers killed or dying in public service.
  4. Payment of money; rent. – 1 Esdras.
  5. A yearly payment in the inns of court. – Eng.
  6. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithesvCyc.
  7. An allowance or annual payment, considered in the light of a bribe.

PEN'SION, v.t.

To grant a pension to; to grant annuity from the public treasury to a person for past services, or on account of disability incurred in public service, or of old age.


Pen"sion
  1. A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.

    [Obs.]

    The stomach's pension, and the time's expense. Sylvester.

  2. To grant a pension to] to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.

    One knighted Blackmore, and one pensioned Quarles. Pope.

  3. A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.

    To all that kept the city pensions and wages. 1 Esd. iv. 56.

  4. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.

    [Eng.] Mozley *** W.
  5. A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
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Pension

PEN'SION, noun [Latin pensio, form pendo, pensum, to pay.]

1. An annual allowance of a sum of money to a person by government in consideration of past services, civil or military. Men often receive pensions for eminent services on retiring from office. But in particular, officers, soldiers and seamen receive pensions when they are disabled for further services.

2. An annual payment by an individual to an old or disabled servant.

3. In Great Britain, an annual allowance made by government to indigent widows of officers killed or dying in public service.

4. Payment of money; rent.

5. A yearly payment in the inns of court.

6. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.

7. An allowance or annual payment, considered in the light of a bribe.

PEN'SION, verb transitive To grant a pension to; to grant an annual allowance from the public treasury to a person for past services, or on account of disability incurred in public service, or of old age.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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SPISS, a. [L.] Thick; close; dense. [Not in use.]

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