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. 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

    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.]

  2. Finance(noun)

    the science of raising and expending the public revenue

    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

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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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How to say finance in sign language?

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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. Mohsen Malayeri:

    Access to finance for start-ups is still at a very nascent stage, we have talented engineers but understanding market dynamics is different.

  2. Environment Minister Segolene Royal:

    I told them that France will fix a carbon price in the next finance law of about 30 euros per tonne and it is very important that this momentum is followed by a coalition of other countries.

  3. President Ramaphosa:

    If we were about to hold an election, I have no doubt the entire rugby team ... they would have won the election, and Siya Kolisi would have been the president. And Rassie Erasmus would have been the minister of finance. So, its good that we dont have an election and I dont have to compete with Siya Kolisi right now.

  4. Doug Boneparth:

    It's a blatant example of how the general public's lack of understanding of personal finance could do some harm as you start marketing complex products inside 401(k)s.

  5. Siobhan Morden:

    Gross reserves reflect private sector bank deposits, if you want to finance without reserve declines, you have to attract foreigners.

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