What does Finance mean?

Definitions for Finance
fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ nænsFi·nance

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. financenoun

    the commercial activity of providing funds and capital

  2. financenoun

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

  3. financeverb

    the management of money and credit and banking and investments

  4. financeverb

    obtain or provide money for

    "Can we finance the addition to our home?"

  5. financeverb

    sell or provide on credit

Wiktionary

  1. financenoun

    The management of money and other assets.

  2. financenoun

    The science of management of money and other assets.

  3. financenoun

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

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

  4. financeverb

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Financenoun

    Revenue; income; profit. It is seldom used in the singular.

    Etymology: French.

    This sort of finance hath been increased by this new device. Francis Bacon, Off. of Alienation.

    The residue of these ordinary finances be casual or uncertain; as be the escheats and forfeitures. Francis Bacon.

    His pretence for making war upon his neighbours was their pyracies, though he practised the same trade when he was straitened in his finances at the siege of Byzantium. Arbuthnot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Financenoun

    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. Financenoun

    the science of raising and expending the public revenue

  3. Etymology: [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).]

Rap Dictionary

  1. finance

    What To Know About Subprime Mortgage It sounds terrible. Subprime Mortgage. But in reality it has many different benefits that other loans do not. A subprime loan typically has a higher interest rate than other loans because the people who need it usually have a poor credit history or very low credit score. These high interest loans do make people pay a lot more for a house they want but actually have some benefits. There are many financial institutions that specifically deal with subprime lenders. This means they know how to help those with poor credit. Some banks also offer prime and subprime mortgages because they know their community well and some areas just don't have the types of jobs that prime mortgages will need to ensure their monthly payments. It can be embarrassing to go to a local bank if you live in a relatively small town so you may want to choose a subprime only lender. A good benefit of a subprime mortgage is that you don't have to take the time to raise your credit score. This can take years of payments and credit building and many people just don't have the time for all of that. They realize they made some late payments here and there but are past that and want to own a home. Not everyone with bad credit got it by not paying their bills on time. Many times, wives and husbands who are irresponsible can annihilate their significant other's credit and even after divorce, it's still bad. A subprime mortgage to many people is a chance for a new beginning. Accountants In London , Loans In London , Cheap Insurance In London , Estate Agents In London , Apartments In London , Finance Jobs In London , Home Insurance In London , Loan In London , Property Maintenance In London , Homes For Sale In London , Services In London

Editors Contribution

  1. finance

    The management of budget income, budget expenditure, budget forecasting, currency, capital, purchasing, money and assets.

    Finance is an important part of an economy but just one facet of it.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  

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

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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

Examples of Finance in a Sentence

  1. Lu Lei:

    We need to pay special attention to the rapid development of digital finance and fintech, when we are not entirely certain where a (new) form of business is heading, we must pay attention to risk management.

  2. Jonny Fine:

    It shows there is a willingness for the US market to finance European TLAC.

  3. Maine Gov. Paul LePage:

    The Obama administration goes to great lengths to police the menus of K-12 cafeterias but looks the other way as billions of taxpayer dollars finance a steady diet of Mars bars and Mountain Dew, i can think of only one reason why the federal government would refuse to eliminate junk food from the EBT menu: special interests.

  4. Alexander Gerlakh:

    I see how people are living and how needy they are now. They're losing their jobs, and many families are cutting back on spending to finance loans. People cannot pay, jobs are being lost in all industries except food. Just next to our factory is a factory that produces parts for railway engines. The buyers have no money to pay and they cannot afford to buy the raw materials to fulfill their orders. It's a chain ... Whole sectors are moving into a period of stagnation.

  5. Pridiyathorn Devakula:

    It will be overseas borrowings. The finance ministry will then swap them into baht currency to limit any risk exposure.

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