from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A code or detachable part of a ticket, card, or advertisement that entitles the holder to a certain benefit, such as a cash refund or a gift.
- noun A periodic interest payment due to the holder of a bond.
- noun The interest rate of a bond that pays a coupon.
- noun One of a set of small certificates that may be detached from a bond certificate and redeemed for interest payments.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A printed certificate or ticket attached to and forming part of an original or principal certificate or ticket, and intended to be detached when used.
- noun One of a series of conjoined tickets which bind the issuer to make certain payments, perform some service (as transportation over connecting railroad lines), or give value for certain amounts at different periods, in consideration of money received. At the settlement of each claim a coupon is detached and given up.
- noun A small piece of metal made as a part of another piece to serve as a sample for testing-purposes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Com.) A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
- noun A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accomodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, or the like.
- noun a ticket or form allowing the bearer to purchase a specific quantity of rationed goods; -- such
couponsare typically issued by a governmental agency.
- noun a printed form, often distributed as part of an advertisement, entitling the bearer to purchase a specific item of merchandise at a discount; or, a similar form which may be submitted to the issuer to obtain goods or information. Such
couponsmay be issued by the manufacturer ( manufacturer's coupon) or by a retail establishment; in the latter case they may then be redeemed only at that particular retail store.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete A certificate of
interestdue, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
- noun finance Any
interestpayment made or due on a bond, debentureor similar (no longer by a physical coupon).
- noun A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accommodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, a discount, etc.
- noun Scotland The face.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a test sample of some substance
- noun a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
It delivered a crowd of what she called coupon addicts—customers who bought several deals from a variety of sites and would bounce from one practice to the next.
Print off a 20% coupon from the internet and walk out for $160 plus tax.
Dividend payers are "like buying a bond, but the coupon is growing," says Sam Katzman, chief financial officer at Constellation Wealth Advisors.
According to tipster Rich Piotrowski, a former Quiznos franchise owner who won a counter-suit against the company, the big reason why some Quiznos were being jerks about taking the free sandwich coupon is that at first corporate was making the franchises pay for all the sandwiches.
Q2: When do you most often obtain coupon information?
Your coupon is still valid for a free gift of your choice.
With a bit of luck, you can use the 40% off any one item coupon from the paper, making them 12 for $6.
If they put them on sale at WalMart and he has a coupon from the gas station.
I stopped by Aqueduct Press with a handy 'buy 1 get second half off' coupon from the freebie table.
Obtain coupon when I get new information (eg, email newsletter)