|Origin:||dividendum 'thing to be divided', from dividere; DIVIDE1|
div‧i‧dend W3 [countable]
a part of a company's profit that is divided among the people with shares in the company
2 British EnglishDGG
prize money offered in a national competition called the football pools which people can win by correctly guessing the results of football games
a number that is to be divided by another number
to be very useful and bring a lot of advantages, especially later in the future:
Good eating habits will pay dividends later on in life.