Synonyms for actuary

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-choo-er-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk tʃuˌɛr i

Top 10 synonyms for actuary Other synonyms for the word actuary

Définition of actuary

Origin :
  • 1550s, "registrar, clerk," from Latin actuarius "copyist, account-keeper," from actus "public business" (see act (n.)). Modern insurance office meaning first recorded 1849.
  • As in auditor : noun person who inspects financial records
  • As in bean counter : noun number cruncher
  • As in accountant : noun person who maintains financial accounts of a business
  • As in number cruncher : noun mathematical worker
Example sentences :
  • Assuredly, they who plan picnics are not animated by the spirit of an actuary.
  • Extract from : « One Of Them » by Charles James Lever
  • The judge beckoned to the actuary and ordered him to read the indictment.
  • Extract from : « The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2) » by Alexandre Dumas pre
  • The sum to be given would be named without difficulty by an actuary.
  • Extract from : « Ralph the Heir » by Anthony Trollope
  • Where is the actuary who can appraise the value of a man's opinions?
  • Extract from : « Obiter Dicta » by Augustine Birrell
  • When it came his time to loosen up he never referred the waiter to an actuary.
  • Extract from : « The Trimmed Lamp » by O. Henry
  • What actuary, he asks contemptuously, can appraise the value of a man's opinions?
  • Extract from : « Res Judicat » by Augustine Birrell
  • An actuary will tell you that I am likely to outlive Colonel Cowles.
  • Extract from : « Queed » by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • What the mortality is likely to be I do not accurately know; but any actuary will easily calculate it for you.
  • Extract from : « The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4) » by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • The societies have now a registrar, an actuary, a revising barrister and two public valuers.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2 » by Various
  • Actuary, akt′ū-ar-i, n. a registrar or clerk: one who makes the calculations connected with an insurance office.
  • Extract from : « Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) » by Various
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