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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 ?
When we were in the midst of great anxiety as to where and how we were to get funds for the new building, I received a telegram from General Armstrong asking me if I could spend a month travelling with him through the North, and asking me, if I could do so, to come to Hampton at once.
With his position in the City, he had only to go to the famous money-lending and discounting house of Bulpit Brothers--reported to "turn over" millions in their business every year--and to supply himself at once with the necessary funds.
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.
A deficit may be temporary; credit returns and funds are restored.
My funds are deposited there, and you can understand that if I draw out ten millions on the same day it will appear rather strange to the governor.
As for the fifty dollars received for me, it answered to go to market with until other funds were found.
These customers were either very young men, who hung about the window for a time before slipping in suddenly; or men of a more mature age, but looking generally as if they were not in funds.
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.
Hearing this, and having exhausted his funds, Sharon had returned to London.
That the twenty thousand pounds (from which the income was supposed to be derived) had every farthing of it been sold out of the Funds, at different periods, ending with the end of the year eighteen hundred and forty-seven.
On both occasions Fred had felt confident that he should meet the bill himself, having ample funds at disposal in his own hopefulness.
And I say that the escape of Boney from Elba was a damned imposition and plot, sir, in which half the powers of Europe were concerned, to bring the funds down, and to ruin this country.