verb (used with object), an·nu·al·ized, an·nu·al·iz·ing.
- to calculate for or as for an entire year: Investors earned an annualized rate of seven percent paid quarterly.
verb (used without object), an·nu·al·ized, an·nu·al·iz·ing.
- to be annualized.
- (tr) to convert (a rate of interest) to an annual rate when it is quoted for a period of less than a yearcredit card companies are obliged to quote an annualized percentage rate to borrowers