US: /ˈæˌsɛt/
UK: /ˈæsɛt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

asset /'æset/
  • danh từ
    • (số nhiều) tài sản (của một người hay một công ty) có thể dùng để trả nợ
    • (số nhiều) tài sản của người không thể trả được nợ
    • (số nhiều) của cải, tài sản, vật thuộc quyền sở hữ
      • real assets: bất động sản
      • personal assets: động sản
    • (thông tục) vốn quý, vật có ích, vật quý

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 ~ (to sb/sth) a person or thing that is valuable or useful to sb/sth: I'm sure she'll be an asset to the team. + In his job, patience is an invaluable asset. + Being able to speak a foreign language is a major asset. + I'm not sure if his forcefulness is an asset or a liability.
2 [usually pl.] a thing of value, especially property, that a person or company owns, which can be used or sold to pay debts: the net asset value of the company + Her assets include shares in the company and a house in France. + asset sales / management + income from fixed asset investments + financial / capital assets + to freeze a country's assets

Thesaurus dictionary

1 Also, assets. property, resources, possessions, holdings, effects, capital, means, valuables, money, wealth:
We have to pay a tax on the company's assets. Her only liquid asset was some shares in the Suez Canal Company.
2 talent, strength, advantage, resource, benefit:
His main asset is that he speaks fluent Japanese.

Collocation dictionary

1 useful person/thing


big, considerable, great, important, invaluable, precious, priceless, real, tremendous, useful, valuable
The teachers are the school's biggest asset.
| best, main, major, principal, prize | cultural
The tourist industry requires that the country's cultural assets be made more accessible.
| natural
Bow windows are a natural asset to any room and should be highlighted.


~ to
She will be an asset to any school she attends.

2 what a company owns


combined, total | gross | net
The company's net assets are worth millions.
| business, company, corporate | commercial, financial | current, disposable, liquid
Liquid assets can be sold more quickly.
| capital, fixed, non-cash, non-monetary, physical, property | tangible | intangible | depreciable, wasting | hidden
They have hidden assets in banks around the world.
| foreign, overseas | personal | national, public, state


have, hold, own, possess
assets held by the company in Asia
| transfer
He transferred all his assets into his wife's name.
| accumulate, acquire, buy | dispose of, realize, sell
The business disposed of all its capital assets.
| increase, reduce
The company has increased its UK assets.
| freeze
The courts can order a company's assets to be frozen.
| release, unfreeze


appreciate, grow
Net assets have grown to $169 million.
| decline, depreciate, dwindle


value | management | sale | stripping
measures to prevent asset stripping


assets and liabilities

Concise English dictionary

+a useful or valuable quality