# capital sum meaning

noun

A lump sum payable on an insurance policy

A lump sum payable on an insurance policy

[Business]

*noun*

(*Finance *) [C]

**1**

a single payment that you receive, for example from an insurance policy, a gift or an investment:

*Under the terms of the plan, you will receive an initial capital sum and regular monthly payments.*

*The policy pays a capital sum on the death of the insured.*

**⇨** **LUMP SUM**

**2**

an amount of money that is lent or owed and on which interest must be paid:

*Some mortgages allow you to delay the payment of the capital sum and only pay interest.*

**⇨** **CAPITAL** (3)

## Examples

More: Next- according to diana's will, the brothers gain access to the
*capital sum*when they turn 30 - according to diana &; rsquo; s will, the brothers gain access to the
*capital sum*when they turn 30 - according to diana's will, the brothers gain access to the
*capital sum*when they turn 30 . william and harry are both - These were
*capital sums*designed to set them up for life. - Payments of interest were different from payments of
*capital sums*.