What does Finance mean?

Definitions for Financefɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Finance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. finance(noun)

    the commercial activity of providing funds and capital

  2. finance(noun)

    the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

  3. finance(verb)

    the management of money and credit and banking and investments

  4. finance(verb)

    obtain or provide money for

    "Can we finance the addition to our home?"

  5. finance(verb)

    sell or provide on credit

Wiktionary

  1. finance(Noun)

    The management of money and other assets.

  2. finance(Noun)

    The science of management of money and other assets.

  3. finance(Noun)

    the monetary resources, especially those of a public entity or a company.

    Who's really in charge of a democracy's finances?

  4. finance(Verb)

    To provide or obtain funding for a transaction or undertaking; to back; to support.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finance(noun)

    the income of a ruler or of a state; revennue; public money; sometimes, the income of an individual; often used in the plural for funds; available money; resources

  2. Finance(noun)

    the science of raising and expending the public revenue

  3. Origin: [F., fr. LL. financia payment of money, money, fr. finare to pay a fine or subsidy (cf. OF. finer to finish, pay), fr. L. finis end. See Fine, n., Finish.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Finance

    fi-nans′, n. money affairs or revenue, esp. of a ruler or state: public money: the art of managing or administering the public money.—v.t. to manage financially, to furnish with sums of money.—adj. Finan′cial, pertaining to finance.—n. Finan′cialist, a financier.—adv. Finan′cially.—n. Financier′, one skilled in finance: an officer who administers the public revenue.—v.i. and v.t. to finance. [Fr.,—Low L. financia—Low L. fināre, to pay a fine—finis. See Fine (2).]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1851

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2979

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finance' in Nouns Frequency: #750

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Finance' in Verbs Frequency: #525

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Finance in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Finance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joseph Conrad, Nostromo:

    we will manage the worlds finance whether world likes it or not.

  2. Robert W. Sarnoff:

    Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.

  3. Robert W. Sarnoff:

    Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.

  4. John Barrymore:

    If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.

  5. Dimantha Mathew:

    There was some interest in some of the finance companies and micro finance companies with low interest rates.

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