- nouna partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later• Syn: ↑deposit• Hypernyms: ↑payment
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -ments [count]: a first payment that you make when you buy something with an agreement to pay the rest later
She made a 10 percent down payment on the car.
We put/made a down payment on the house.
* * *ˌdown ˈpayment 7 [down payment down payments] nouna sum of money that is given as the first part of a larger payment
We are saving for a down payment on a house.Collocations:Moving houselive in a rented/(especially NAmE) rental propertyrent/share/move into a furnished house/(BrE) flat/(especially NAmE) apartmentsign/break the lease/rental agreement/contractextend/renew/terminate the lease/(BrE) tenancyafford/pay the rent/the bills/(NAmE) the utilities(especially BrE) fall behind with/ (especially NAmE) fall behind on the rentpay/lose/return a damage deposit/(NAmE) security depositgive/receive a month's/two-weeks' notice to leave/vacate the propertyBeing a landlordhave a flat/apartment/room (BrE) to let/(especially NAmE) for rentcollect/increase/raise the rentevict the existing tenantsattract/find new/prospective tenantsput down/save for (BrE) a deposit on a housemake/put/save for (especially NAmE) a down payment on a house/homeapply for/arrange/take out a mortgage/home loan(struggle to) pay the mortgagemake/meet/keep up/cover the monthly mortgage payments/(BrE also) repayments(BrE) repossess/ (especially NAmE) foreclose on sb's home/houseput your house/property on the market/up for sale/up for auctionincrease/lower your price/the asking pricehave/hold/hand over the deed/(especially BrE) deeds of/to the house, land, etc.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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