What Does YTD Mean?

YTD means "Year To Date." This typically means the period of time from January 1st until today. It is often used in financial or business terminology to track results and statistics for that given time period. However, the business year may not necessarily begin on January 1st, and therefore YTD would start with the business year instead.

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When I write YTD, I mean this:

meaning of YTD

From the start of the year until today.

Summary of Key Points

"Year to Date" is the most common definition for YTD on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Year to Date
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of YTD in Sentences

Here are examples of YTD being used in conversations:
  • Tony: Our YTD profits have risen by 12%.
  • Tony: Where are the YTD figures?
  • Jordan: In the Business Objectives file.

An Academic Look at YTD

YTD is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Wy Tee Dee), but as this is harder to say than "Year To Date," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation YTD is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of YTD Used in a Text


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