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fi·nance(fə-năns′, fī-, fī′năns′)
1. The management of money, banking, investments, and credit.
2. finances Monetary resources: could not make the purchase because of limited finances.
3. The supplying of funds or capital.
tr.v. fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing, fi·nanc·es
1. To provide or raise the funds or capital for: financed a new car.
2. To supply funds to: financing a daughter through law school.
[Middle English finaunce, settlement, money supply, from Old French finance, payment, from finer, to pay ransom, from fin, end, from Latin fīnis.]
(Banking & Finance) funds; financial condition
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|Noun||1.||finances - assets in the form of money |
assets - anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
bank - the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"
bankroll, roll - a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
pocket - a supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
Medicaid funds - public funds used to pay for Medicaid
money supply - the total stock of money in the economy; currency held by the public plus money in accounts in banks
escrow funds - funds held in escrow
matching funds - funds that will be supplied in an amount matching the funds available from other sources