Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that receives or is qualified to receive an annuity.
  • noun An officially retired US intelligence officer who is actually still on the government's payroll and is available for assignments.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who receives, or is entitled to receive, an annuity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who receives, or its entitled to receive, an annuity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The recipient of an annuity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the recipient of an annuity

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Examples

  • The article detailed instances of investors paying terminally ill people to be named as the "annuitant," meaning their death would trigger the death benefit.

    Regulators Heed Insurers' Concerns on Annuity Curbs

  • Among the practices at issue: investors paying terminally ill people to be named as the "annuitant" in the annuity, the person whose death triggers an often-valuable death benefit.

    Regulators Seek to Guard Insurers Against Annuity Bets

  • Crucially for Mr. Caramadre, the plans also come with a guaranteed death benefit, in which the insurer generally agrees to repay at least the amount invested after the "annuitant" dies, even if markets have cratered and the invested sums have dwindled.

    Judge Lets Claims Stand in Annuity Case

  • Crucially for Mr. Caramadre, the plans also come with a guaranteed death benefit, in which the insurer generally agrees to repay at least the amount invested after the "annuitant" dies, even if markets have cratered and the invested sums have dwindled.

    Judge Lets Claims Stand in Annuity Case

  • Crucially for Mr. Caramadre, the plans also come with a guaranteed death benefit, in which the insurer generally agrees to repay at least the amount invested after the "annuitant" dies, even if markets have cratered and the invested sums have dwindled.

    Judge Lets Claims Stand in Annuity Case

  • The word "annuitant", as used in this section and sec - tions one hundred and thirty-two B and one hundred and thirty-two C, shall mean any person on whose life an annuity is payable under a group annuity contract.

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  • Typically, a consumer buying an annuity to save for retirement would himself be the annuitant, not an unrelated person, as happens when professional investors get involved.

    Regulators Heed Insurers' Concerns on Annuity Curbs

  • The institute said a better approach would be for applications to ask about the relationship between the contract holder and the annuitant.

    Regulators Heed Insurers' Concerns on Annuity Curbs

  • A single premium immediate annuity offers an income stream that will last as long as the annuitant (or joint annuitant, if that option is selected) lives or for a predetermined period, depending on the option selected at the time of purchase.

    For Some Retirees, This Annuity Makes Sense

  • In exchange for these payments, the annuitant surrenders a specific amount of money to the insurance company.

    For Some Retirees, This Annuity Makes Sense

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