What does defund mean?

Definitions for defunddiˈfʌnd

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  1. defund(Verb)

    To cancel funding for.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defund in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ted Cruz:

    I call upon the United States Congress right now, today, to stand up and lead to defund Planned Parenthood.

  2. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    Well if you shut down the government, the question is, will you defund (Planned Parenthood)? I think the answer is no.

  3. Senator Ted Cruz:

    I encourage my colleagues to continue to fight to defund this organization that places more value on the sale price of babies' body parts than it does on the sanctity of human life.

  4. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    You could shut down the government and that will not defund Planned Parenthood, so that is a strategy that will not lead to a result that I would like. Shutting down the government is something the American people overwhelmingly oppose, and we will not be doing that.

  5. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    With regards to women's health funding broadly, I misspoke, as there are countless community health centers, rural clinics, and other women's health organizations that need to be fully funded. They provide critical services to all, but particularly low-income women who don't have the access they need, i was referring to the hard-to-fathom $ 500 million in federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood -- an organization that was callously participating in the unthinkable practice of selling fetal organs. Democrats and Republicans agree we absolutely must defund them and redirect those funds to other women's health organizations.

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