Definition of PYRAMID

noun : PYRAMID

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex ;

  • 2. (

    ) (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases ;

verb : PYRAMID

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts ;

  • 2. (

    ) use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal ;

  • 3. (

    ) arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid ;

  • 4. (

    ) increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base ;


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