indenture indenture  /ɪn ˈdɛn tʃər/


  1. (n) a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
  2. (n) formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the bondholders as to terms of the debt
  3. (n) a contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term
  4. (n) the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
  5. (v) bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant


  1. Under that bond indenture, Baldwin agreed to maintain at all times net quick assets at least equal to its total funded debt.
  2. If Leiber and Stoller werent responsible for the Drifters indenture, they also didnt bother to force its change.
  3. A young Scotch Jacobite, he fell in with the dark traffic upon escaping from penal indenture in Virginia.


  1. Fitch Publishes CLO Indenture Abstract for KVK CLO 2013-1 Ltd.

    Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: KVK CLO2013-1 Ltd. --- CLO Indenture Abstract
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Fitch Rates Idaho Housing and Finance Association's 2013A Refunding Bonds 'AAA'

    Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAA' rating to the following Idaho Housing and Finance Association's 2009 indenture single family mortgage bonds:
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Blyth, Inc. To Redeem Outstanding 5.5% Senior Notes Due November 2013

    GREENWICH, Conn., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH) announced that it will redeem for cash all of its outstanding 5.50% Senior Notes due November 1, 2013 (the "Notes").  The Notes were originally issued in October 2003 pursuant to an Indenture dated as of May 20,...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

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  1. "The law is crystal clear," said California Attorney General Jerry Brown. "The only reason not to grant the waiver is raw politics in collusion with the auto and oil industries to further indenture America to the unstable Middle East and...
    on May 23, 2007 By: Jerry Brown Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "We are engaged in constructive discussions with our Bond holders regarding our default under the covenants contained in the Bond Indenture," said Daniel L. Peters, President and CEO, of Molecular Insight. "Although there are no guarantees,...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Daniel Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. "I have made perfectly clear that the SA Government, through our indenture agreement negotiations, will maximise the benefit of this mine for all South Australians," Mr Rann said. "I will insist that jobs and value-adding are the foundation...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Mike Rann Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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