- the money resources, income, etc. of a nation, organization, or person
- the managing or science of managing money matters, credit, etc.
ME finaunce, a fine, forfeit < OFr finance, wealth, revenue < finer, to end, settle accounts, pay ransom < fin: see fine
transitive verb financed, financing
- to supply money, credit, or capital to or for
- to obtain money, credit, or capital for