To extrapolate a value so that it reflects an expected or approximate total for a full year. This rate usually does not reflect the effects of compounding.

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We had to annualize our earnings out and see how far it went and how much we would be making.

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You should try to make sure that you are breaking things down right when trying to annualize how your sales may go.

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After my boss purchased new expensive software for our division, he instructed our accountant to annualize the cost over the entire year.

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annual cumulative total return