Definitions for FUNDfʌnd

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fund, monetary fund(noun)

    a reserve of money set aside for some purpose

  2. store, stock, fund(noun)

    a supply of something available for future use

    "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

  3. investment company, investment trust, investment firm, fund(verb)

    a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies

  4. fund(verb)

    convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds

  5. fund(verb)

    place or store up in a fund for accumulation

  6. fund(verb)

    provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest

  7. fund(verb)

    invest money in government securities

  8. fund(verb)

    accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability

    "fund a medical care plan"

  9. fund(verb)

    furnish money for

    "The government funds basic research in many areas"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fund(Noun)

    A sum or source of money

  2. fund(Noun)

    An organization managing such money

  3. fund(Noun)

    A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund

    Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.

  4. fund(Noun)

    A large supply of something to be drawn upon.

    He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.

  5. fund(Verb)

    To pay for.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fund(noun)

    an aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence

  2. Fund(noun)

    a stock or capital; a sum of money appropriated as the foundation of some commercial or other operation undertaken with a view to profit; that reserve by means of which expenses and credit are supported; as, the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc

  3. Fund(noun)

    the stock of a national debt; public securities; evidences (stocks or bonds) of money lent to government, for which interest is paid at prescribed intervals; -- called also public funds

  4. Fund(noun)

    an invested sum, whose income is devoted to a specific object; as, the fund of an ecclesiastical society; a fund for the maintenance of lectures or poor students; also, money systematically collected to meet the expenses of some permanent object

  5. Fund(noun)

    a store laid up, from which one may draw at pleasure; a supply; a full provision of resources; as, a fund of wisdom or good sense

  6. Fund(verb)

    to provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment of the interest of; to make permanent provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from customs) for discharging the interest of or principal of; as, to fund government notes

  7. Fund(verb)

    to place in a fund, as money

  8. Fund(verb)

    to put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt

  9. Origin: [OF. font, fond, nom. fonz, bottom, ground, F. fond bottom, foundation, fonds fund, fr. L. fundus bottom, ground, foundation, piece of land. See Found to establish.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1995

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1343

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Nouns Frequency: #376

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Verbs Frequency: #625

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