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in·stall·ment 1

also in·stal·ment  (ĭn-stôl′mənt)
n.
1. One of a number of successive payments in settlement of a debt.
2.
a. A portion of something, such as a publication, issued at intervals.
b. A chapter or part of a literary work presented serially.

[Alteration of obsolete estallment, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French estaler, to place, fix, from estal, place, of Germanic origin; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

in·stall·ment 2

also in·stal·ment  (ĭn-stôl′mənt)

in•stall•ment1

or in•stal•ment

(ɪnˈstɔl mənt)

n.
1. any of several parts into which a debt or other sum is divided for payment at successive fixed times.
2. a single portion of something issued in parts at successive times: a magazine serial in six installments.
[1725–35; in-2 + (e)stallment <estall to make payments on an installment plan]

in•stall•ment2

or in•stal•ment

(ɪnˈstɔl mənt)

n.
1. the act of installing.
2. the fact of being installed; installation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.installment - a payment of part of a debt; usually paid at regular intervals
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
2.installment - a part of a broadcast serial
broadcast, program, programme - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
cliffhanger - an episode that ends in suspense
3.installment - a part of a published serial
text, textual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
fascicle, fascicule - an installment of a printed work
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
4.installment - the act of installing something (as equipment)installment - the act of installing something (as equipment); "the telephone installation took only a few minutes"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
Translations
splátka
afdrag
maksuerä
rata
分割払い
할부금
nadaljevanjeobrok
avbetalning
เงินที่จ่ายเป็นงวด
phần trả góp

installment

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This, besides the interest and the monthly installments, would be all--unless by chance the city should happen to decide to put in a sewer or to lay a sidewalk.
another number = in the Graham's Magazine periodical version, not divided into chapters, this paragraph closed the first of the four installments in which the story was printed; in later book versions it was changed to read "in the next chapter"}
What she meant to do she could by no means have told you; but meanwhile, nevertheless, she was buying a good conscience, by installments.
After the discovery of the embalming principle, as I have already described it to you, it occurred to our philosophers that a laudable curiosity might be gratified, and, at the same time, the interests of science much advanced, by living this natural term in installments.
The Age of Innocence first appeared in four large installments in The Pictorial Review, from July to October 1920.
At the same time, I sensibly guarded against even the most improbable accidents, by making him pay me the fifty pounds as we went on, by installments.
He composed slowly and carefully but did not revise greatly, and generally published by monthly installments in periodicals which, latterly, he himself established and edited.
Five such installments came, with their absurd air of disorderly flight with the loot of innumerable out- fit shops and provision stores, that, one would think, they were lugging, after a raid, into the wilderness for equit- able division.
I go there every year shooting, and your forest's worth a hundred and fifty roubles and acre paid down, while he's giving you sixty by installments.
Jo led the way, and as if used to waiting on ladies, Laurie drew up a little table, brought a second installment of coffee and ice for Jo, and was so obliging that even particular Meg pronounced him a `nice boy'.
There he settled down with his young wife and began buying a house on the installment plan.
They went clothed in steel and equipped with sword and lance and battle-axe, and if they couldn't persuade a person to try a sewing-machine on the installment plan, or a melodeon, or a barbed-wire fence, or a prohibition journal, or any of the other thousand and one things they canvassed for, they removed him and passed on.