Present worth
Present value Pres"ent value or Present worth Pres"ent worth (of money payable at a future date). The principal which, drawing interest at a given rate, will amount to the given sum at the date on which this is to be paid; thus, interest being at 6%, the present value of $106 due one year hence is $100. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • present worth — noun see present value * * * present value or present worth, (of a sum payable at a given future date) an amount which, plus the interest upon it for the time from the actual date to the given future date, will equal the sum then due: »The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • present worth — The value, to be ascertained by computation using a stated rate of assumed interest, of a sum to be paid in the future. Commissioner v State St. Trust Co. (CA1) 128 F2d 618, 142 ALR 943. In reference to the allowance of damages for decreased… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • reduction to present worth — See present worth …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Present value — Pres ent value or Present worth Pres ent worth (of money payable at a future date). The principal which, drawing interest at a given rate, will amount to the given sum at the date on which this is to be paid; thus, interest being at 6%, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • present value — present worth (of a sum payable in the future) calculated by deducting interest that will accrue between the present and future date …   English contemporary dictionary

  • present value — noun also present worth : the principal of a sum of money payable at a future date that drawing interest at a given rate will amount to the given sum at the date on which this sum is to be paid at 65 interest the present value of $106 due one… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • present value — The amount of cash today that is equivalent in value to a payment, or to a stream of payments, to be received in the future. To determine the present value, each future cash flow is multiplied by a present value factor. For example, if the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Present value — The amount of cash today that is equivalent in value to a payment, or to a stream of payments, to be received in the future. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * present value present value also present discounted value ➔ value1 * * *… …   Financial and business terms

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