A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
- A sum of money paid regularly as a retirement benefit or by way of patronage.
- To grant a pension to.
- To retire or dismiss with a pension: "Some French farmers suggest that the Government pension off the older and less efficient farmers” ( E.J. Dionne, Jr.)
- A boarding house or small hotel in Europe: "A pension had somewhat less to offer than a hotel; it was always smaller, and never elegant; it sometimes offered breakfast, and sometimes not” ( John Irving).
- Accommodations or the payment for accommodations, especially at a boarding house or small hotel in Europe.
- Room and board.