savings bond

noun

Definition of savings bond

: a nontransferable registered U.S. bond issued in denominations of $50 to $10,000

Examples of savings bond in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, the humble paper savings bond has become so forgotten that the Treasury Department says 80 million of them, worth a total of $29 billion, have fully matured but have not been redeemed. BostonGlobe.com, 25 Oct. 2021 Pederson operates a savings bond consulting firm out of Monroe and has a website called BondHelper.com. Susan Tompor, oregonlive, 4 July 2021 Pederson operates a savings bond consulting firm out of Monroe and has a website called BondHelper.com. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 2 July 2021 There’s a photo of Lauren Bradford at age 10, posing with a business executive, some Azalea Trail Maids, a GoDaddy mascot ... and a huge replica of a $10,000 savings bond. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 19 June 2021 Vaccinated residents ages 16 to 35 are already set to receive a $100 savings bond or gift card. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 1 June 2021 West Virginia: Anyone between the ages of 16 to 35 who has received a COVID-19 vaccine can choose between a $100 savings bond or gift card. Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star, 25 June 2021 The state continues to offer the choice of a $100 gift card or $100 savings bond to those between ages 16 and 35 as part of an effort unveiled in late April to convince younger residents to roll up their sleeves. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 2 June 2021 Ohio, for example, has announced a lottery for vaccinated residents while West Virginia is offering a $100 savings bond to residents ages 16 to 35 who get the vaccines. Madeline Holcombe, CNN, 26 May 2021

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First Known Use of savings bond

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of savings bond was in 1927

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28 Oct 2021

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“Savings bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/savings%20bond. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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More Definitions for savings bond

savings bond

noun

English Language Learners Definition of savings bond

: a bond sold by the U.S. government that comes in values of to ,000

savings bond

Legal Definition of savings bond

— see bond sense 2

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