- The definition of a fund is a source or stock of something.
An example of a fund is a checking account.
- To fund is defined as to provide money for.
An example of to fund is to raise money for an 8th grade trip to D.C.
- a supply that can be drawn upon; stock; store: a fund of good humor
- a sum of money set aside for some particular purpose
- an organization that administers such a fund
- money available for use, as in a checking account
- the British national debt, regarded as stock held by investors: with the
Origin: Classical Latin fundus, bottom, land, estate (; from Indo-European an unverified form bhundhos ; from base an unverified form bhudh- from source bottom): meaning influenced, influence by French fond, stock, provision ; from same source
- to provide money for the payment of principal or interest on (a debt)
- to put or convert into a long-term debt that bears interest
- to put in a fund; accumulate
- to provide funds or funding for
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- A source of supply; a stock: a fund of goodwill.
- a. A sum of money or other resources set aside for a specific purpose: a pension fund.b. funds Available money; ready cash: short on funds.
- funds The stock of the British permanent national debt, considered as public securities. Used with the.
- An organization established to administer and manage a sum of money.
- To provide money for paying off the interest or principal of (a debt).
- To convert into a long-term or floating debt with fixed interest payments.
- To place in a fund for accumulation.
- To furnish a fund for: funded the space program.
Origin: Latin fundus, bottom, piece of land.
fund - Business Definition
- Money available for a specific use or general purposes.
- See mutual fund.
- An accounting entity with self-balancing accounts for recording assets, liabilities, and fund balances.