1. bond, bond certificate, debt instrument, obligation, certificate of indebtedness, security, certificate

usage: a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal

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