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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.]

funds

(fʌndz)
pl n
1. money that is readily available
2. (Banking & Finance) British government securities representing national debt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funds - assets in the form of moneyfunds - 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
exchequer, treasury - the funds of a government or institution or individual
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
Translations
finanční prostředkypeněžní prostředky
midlerpenge
varat
novci
fjármunir
資金
자금
finančné prostriedky
tillgångar
กองทุน
ngân quỹ

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?

funds

أَمْوَال finanční prostředky midler Geldmittel κεφάλαια fondos varat fonds novci fondi 資金 자금 fondsen midler fundusze fundos финансовые средства tillgångar กองทุน parasal kaynak ngân quỹ 资金
References in classic literature ?
Pray make Brooke useful, and draw on me for funds if expenses exceed your estimate.
I don't need money, for I have interested a certain millionaire, and my own college will put up part of the funds.
There was something extremely provoking, in this obstinately pacific system; it left Brom no alternative but to draw upon the funds of rustic waggery in his disposition, and to play off boorish practical jokes upon his rival.
The leaders and organizers were maintained by the businessmen directly--aldermen and legislators by means of bribes, party officials out of the campaign funds, lobbyists and corporation lawyers in the form of salaries, contractors by means of jobs, labor union leaders by subsidies, and newspaper proprietors and editors by advertisements.
As he opened his eyes and gave out the last hymn he looked at the handful of people, at the scattered pennies and dimes in the contribution box, and reflected that his mission was not only to gather funds for the building of his church, but to keep alive, in all these remote and lonely neighborhoods, that love for the cause which was its only hope in the years to come.
Several wealthy and benevolent individuals in the county subscribed largely for the erection of a more convenient building in a better situation; new regulations were made; improvements in diet and clothing introduced; the funds of the school were intrusted to the management of a committee.
Part of his money is supposed to be in the Funds, and part laid out in railway investments, which have survived the panic of eighteen hundred and forty-six, and are rapidly rising in value.
Having counted our funds, and reduced to order a great mass of unintentional confusion in the first place, and of wilful confusion and falsification in the second, we take it to be clear that Mr.
As to persons of quality, they give security to appropriate a certain sum for each child, suitable to their condition; and these funds are always managed with good husbandry and the most exact justice.
If you wish me to remain in your service, furnish me with the necessary funds, else I must withdraw.
The same man, stimulated by private pique against the MEGARENSIANS,[2] another nation of Greece, or to avoid a prosecution with which he was threatened as an accomplice of a supposed theft of the statuary Phidias,[3] or to get rid of the accusations prepared to be brought against him for dissipating the funds of the state in the purchase of popularity,[4] or from a combination of all these causes, was the primitive author of that famous and fatal war, distinguished in the Grecian annals by the name of the PELOPONNESIAN war; which, after various vicissitudes, intermissions, and renewals, terminated in the ruin of the Athenian commonwealth.
Confiding in the future of the Restoration, he finally placed his money on the Grand-Livre at the moment when the funds were at fifty-six francs and twenty-five centimes.