Fund meaning

fŭnd
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.

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To provide funds for.

Funded the space program; a fully funded pension.

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A supply that can be drawn upon; stock; store.

A fund of good humor.

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To provide money for the payment of principal or interest on (a debt)
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To put or convert into a long-term debt that bears interest.
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To put in a fund; accumulate.
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To provide funds or funding for.
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A sum or source of money.

The fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc.

A fund for the maintenance of underprivileged students.

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An organization managing such money.
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A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund.

Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.

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A large supply of something to be drawn upon.

He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.

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To pay for.
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The definition of a fund is a source or stock of something.

An example of a fund is a checking account.

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A source of supply; a stock.

A fund of goodwill.

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An organization established to administer and manage a sum of money.
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The stock of the British permanent national debt, considered as public securities. Used with the.
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To convert (short-term government debt) into a long-term or floating debt with fixed interest payments.
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The British national debt, regarded as stock held by investors.
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Origin of fund

  • Latin fundus bottom, piece of land

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French fond, from Latin fundus

    From Wiktionary