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fund

 (fŭnd)
n.
1. A source of supply; a stock: a fund of goodwill.
2.
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.
3. An organization established to administer and manage a sum of money.
4. funds The stock of the British permanent national debt, considered as public securities. Used with the.
tr.v. fund·ed, fund·ing, funds
1. To provide funds for: funded the space program; a fully funded pension.
2. To convert (short-term government debt) into a long-term or floating debt with fixed interest payments.

[Latin fundus, bottom, piece of land.]

fund

(fʌnd)
n
1. a reserve of money, etc, set aside for a certain purpose
2. a supply or store of something; stock: it exhausted his fund of wisdom.
vb (tr)
3. to furnish money to in the form of a fund
4. to place or store up in a fund
5. (Banking & Finance) to convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt bearing fixed interest and represented by bonds
6. (Banking & Finance) to provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest of
7. (Banking & Finance) to accumulate a fund for the discharge of (a recurrent liability): to fund a pension plan.
8. (Banking & Finance) to invest (money) in government securities
[C17: from Latin fundus the bottom, piece of land, estate; compare fond2]
ˈfunder n

fund

(fʌnd)

n.
1. a supply of money or monetary resources, as for some purpose.
2. supply; stock: a fund of knowledge.
3. funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources.
4. an organization created to manage the resources of a monetary fund.
v.t.
5. to allocate or provide funds for (a program, project, etc.).
6. to provide a fund to pay the interest or principal of (a debt).
[1670–80; < Latin fundus bottom, foundation]

fund


Past participle: funded
Gerund: funding

Imperative
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Present
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he/she/it funds
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am funding
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Present Perfect
I have funded
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be funding
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fund - a reserve of money set aside for some purposefund - a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
mutual fund - the pooled money that is invested in assets
revolving fund - a fund which, if borrowed or used, is intended to be replenished so it may be loaned or spent repeatedly
sinking fund - a fund accumulated regularly in a separate account and used to redeem debt securities
nest egg, savings - a fund of money put by as a reserve
pension fund, superannuation fund - a fund reserved to pay workers' pensions when they retire from service
war chest - a fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)
slush fund - a fund for buying votes or bribing public officials
trust fund - a fund held in trust
bank deposit, deposit - money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"
budget - a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose; "the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"
petty cash - a small fund of cash that a firm keeps for the payment of incidental expenses
2.fund - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
accumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
hoard, stash, cache - a secret store of valuables or money
provision - a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)
government issue, military issue, issue - supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
seed stock - a supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting
3.fund - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companiesfund - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
hedge fund, hedgefund - a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging
mutual fund company, open-end fund, open-end investment company, mutual fund - a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
closed-end fund, closed-end investment company - a regulated investment company that issues a fixed number of shares which are listed on a stock market
face-amount certificate company - a regulated investment company that pays a stated amount to certificate holders on a stated maturity date
Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT - an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market
unit investment trust, unit trust - a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities; "you can invest in a unit investment trust for as little as $1000"
nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
fixed investment trust, nondiscretionary trust - an investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
Verb1.fund - convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
finance - obtain or provide money for; "Can we finance the addition to our home?"
2.fund - place or store up in a fund for accumulation
collect, compile, accumulate, amass, roll up, hoard, pile up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
3.fund - provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
4.fund - invest money in government securities
invest, commit, put, place - make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
5.fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
fund - furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas"
collect, compile, accumulate, amass, roll up, hoard, pile up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
6.fund - furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas"
fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
grubstake - supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits
bankroll - provide with sufficient funds; finance; "Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?"
absorb, take over - take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"
support - support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"

fund

noun
1. reserve, trust, stock, supply, store, collection, pool, foundation, endowment, tontine a scholarship fund for undergraduate students
2. store, stock, source, supply, mine, reserve, treasury, vein, reservoir, accumulation, hoard, repository He has an extraordinary fund of energy.
plural noun
1. money, capital, cash, finance, means, savings, necessary (informal), resources, assets, silver, bread (slang), wealth, tin (slang), brass (Northern English dialect), dough (slang), rhino (Brit. slang), the ready (informal), dosh (Brit. & Austral. slang), hard cash, the wherewithal, needful (informal), shekels (informal), dibs (slang), ready money, ackers (slang), spondulicks (slang) The concert will raise funds for Aids research.
verb
1. finance, back, support, pay for, promote, float, endow, subsidize, stake, capitalize, provide money for, put up the money for The foundation has funded a variety of faculty programs.
in funds finance, flush (informal), in the black, solvent, well-off, well-supplied I'll pay you back as soon as I'm in funds again.

fund

noun
The monetary resources of a government, organization, or individual.Used in plural:
capital, finance (used in plural), money (often used in plural).
verb
To supply capital to or for:
Informal: bankroll.
Idiom: put up money for.
Translations
إعْتِماد مالي، مبلَغ مالي لهدف مُعَيَّنرَصيد من، مَخْزن من
fondzásoba
fondforrådlager
rahastama
rahastorahoittaa
anyagi alap
birgîir, gnægîsjóîur
atsargafondaslėšos
fondskrājums
fond
skladsredstva

fund

[fʌnd]
A. N (gen) → fondo m; (= reserve) → reserva f fundsfondos mpl, recursos mpl
to raise fundsrecaudar fondos
to be in fundsestar en fondos
to be a fund of informationser una buena fuente de información
to have a fund of storiessaber un montón de historias
B. VT [+ project] → financiar; [+ debt] → consolidar

fund

[ˈfʌnd]
n
caisse f, fonds m
(= store) [knowledge, experience] → mine f
funds nplfonds mpl
to raise funds for sth → collecter des fonds pour qch
vt (= pay for) → financer
to be funded by → être financé(e) par

fund

n
(Fin) → Fonds m; to start a fundeinen Fonds einrichten or gründen
funds plMittel pl, → Gelder pl; public fundsöffentliche Mittel pl, → Staatsgelder pl; no funds (Banking) → keine Deckung; to be in fundszahlungsfähig or bei Kasse (inf)sein; to be pressed for funds, to be short of fundsknapp bei Kasse sein (inf); at the moment I haven’t the fundsmir fehlen zurzeit die Mittel or Gelder pl; how are we off for funds at the moment?wie steht die Kasse zurzeit?
(= supply: of wisdom, humour etc) → Schatz m (→ of von +gen), → Vorrat m (→ of an +dat)
funds pl (Brit: = government securities) → Staatspapiere pl
vt
debtausgleichen, bezahlen; (= put up money for) scheme, projectfinanzieren
(= invest) moneyanlegen, investieren

fund

:
fundholding
adj (Brit) fund doctor or GP Arzt, der die Finanzen seiner Praxis selbst verwaltet
fundraiser
nSpendenbeschaffer(in) m(f), → Spendensammler(in) m(f)
fundraising
nGeldbeschaffung f; fund campaignAktion fzur Geldbeschaffung; (for donations) → Spendenaktion f

fund

[fʌnd]
1. n
a. (reserve of money) → fondo, cassa; (supply) → provvista, riserva
to be a fund of information → essere una miniera d'informazioni
b. (cash) funds nplfondi mpl
to raise funds for → raccogliere fondi per
2. vt (project) → finanziare

fund

(fand) noun
1. a sum of money for a special purpose. Have you given money to the repair fund?
2. a store or supply. He has a fund of funny stories.
funds noun plural
money ready to spend. Have you enough funds for your journey?
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