follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

NASDAQ

[nas-dak, naz-] /ˈnæs dæk, ˈnæz-/
noun
1.
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations: a system for quoting over-the-counter securities.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for NASDAQ

NASDAQ

/ˈnæzdæk/
noun acronym (in the US)
1.
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for NASDAQ

U.S. stock exchange, founded 1971, an acronym from National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
NASDAQ in Culture
NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System)

An electronic stock market, where all trading takes place through NASDAQ's computer network rather than at a central trading location. Started in 1971, NASDAQ surpassed the New York Stock Exchange in annual share volume during the 1990s, mainly because of its popularity with investors of emerging high-tech companies. Microsoft®, for example, is listed on NASDAQ.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for NASDAQ

NASDAQ

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for NASDAQ

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for NASDAQ

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends