pension

noun
ADJECTIVE
adequate, big, decent, generous, good (all esp. BrE)
inadequate, meagre/meager, small (all esp. BrE)
basic (esp. BrE)
full (esp. BrE)

Only half of all women qualify for a full state pension.

state (BrE)
company, occupational (both esp. BrE)
personal, private (both esp. BrE)
stakeholder (BrE)
contributory, non-contributory (both BrE)
index-linked (BrE)
final-salary (BrE)
guaranteed (esp. BrE)
annual (esp. BrE), monthly, weekly (BrE)
employee
old-age, retirement (both BrE)
disability (esp. BrE), invalidity (BrE)
VERB + PENSION
collect (BrE), draw (BrE), get, receive

He draws his pension at the post office.

enjoy (esp. BrE)

Employees enjoy generous retirement pensions.

buy (BrE)
sell (BrE)
award sb (esp. BrE), give sb (esp. BrE), pay sb (esp. BrE), provide (sb with)
claim (BrE), qualify for (esp. BrE)

You will have to find out whether or not you qualify for a pension.

live on (BrE)

She lives on her pension and her savings.

fund

State pensions are funded by taxpayers.

boost, increase, raise, supplement (all esp. BrE)
cut, reduce (both esp. BrE)
lose (esp. BrE)

workers who have lost all their pensions as a result of company insolvencies

guarantee, secure (esp. BrE)
PENSION + NOUN
age (BrE)

The state pension age for men and women will be 65.

contributions (esp. BrE), fund, pot (BrE)

the company pension fund

savings (esp. BrE)
costs
payment, payout
benefits
deficit, shortfall
plan, scheme (BrE)
arrangements (BrE)
provision (esp. BrE)
provider (esp. BrE)
holder (esp. BrE)
entitlement (esp. BrE)
obligations (esp. AmE)
rights (esp. BrE)
policy (esp. BrE)
reform
pensions adviser (esp. BrE), pensions consultant, pensions expert (esp. BrE)
pensions industry (BrE)
PREPOSITION
on a pension

He is now retired and on a pension.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
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