Definitions for FUNDfʌnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fundfʌnd(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.

    Category: Business

  5. (v.t.)to allocate or provide funds for (a program, project, etc.).

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  6. to provide a fund to pay the interest or principal of (a debt).

    Category: Business

Origin of fund:

1670–80; < L fundus bottom, foundation

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fund(noun)ʌnd

    an amount of money that will be used to pay for sth

    The money will be put into your college fund.; investment/pension funds

  2. fundʌnd

    to ask people to give money

    How long will it take to raise the funds?

  3. fund(verb)ʌnd

    to pay for

    Who will fund the project?; government-funded programs

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

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


Translations for FUND

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fund(noun)

a sum of money for a special purpose

Have you given money to the repair fund?

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