Definitions for FUNDfʌnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a supply of money or monetary resources, as for some purpose.
a fund of knowledge.
funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources.
an organization created to manage the resources of a monetary fund.
(v.t.)to allocate or provide funds for (a program, project, etc.).
Category: Common Vocabulary
to provide a fund to pay the interest or principal of (a debt).
Origin of fund:
1670–80; < L fundus bottom, foundation
fund, monetary fund(noun)
a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
store, stock, fund(noun)
a supply of something available for future use
"he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
investment company, investment trust, investment firm, fund(verb)
a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
place or store up in a fund for accumulation
provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
invest money in government securities
accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
"fund a medical care plan"
furnish money for
"The government funds basic research in many areas"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an amount of money that will be used to pay for sth
The money will be put into your college fund.; investment/pension funds
to ask people to give money
How long will it take to raise the funds?
to pay for
Who will fund the project?; government-funded programs
A sum or source of money
An organization managing such money
A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund
Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.
A large supply of something to be drawn upon.
He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.
To pay for.
an aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence
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
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
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
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
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
to place in a fund, as money
to put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1995
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1343
Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Nouns Frequency: #376
Rank popularity for the word 'FUND' in Verbs Frequency: #625
Translations for FUND
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sum of money for a special purpose
Have you given money to the repair fund?
- إعْتِماد مالي، مبلَغ مالي لهدف مُعَيَّنArabic
- fundoPortuguese (BR)
- das KapitalGerman
- निधि, पूंजीHindi
- fond, zakladaCroatian
- anyagi alapHungarian
- fond, midler, kapitalNorwegian
- fond, insamlingSwedish
- fon,ödenek, tahsisatTurkish
- 專款，基金Chinese (Trad.)
- کسی خاص مقصد کے لۓ رکھی گئی رقمUrdu
- 专款，基金Chinese (Simp.)
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