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

    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

How to pronounce finance?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say finance in sign language?

  1. finance

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. Lara Brown:

    The question is not whether he has taken donations from wealthy individuals, but instead whether he has received support from the very people he has attacked as being at the core of the corrupt campaign finance that funds Washington, hence, as with most scandals, the transgression is judged most harshly when it involves hypocrisy.

  2. Patrick Dempsey:

    We have a polish and another rewrite to go and we’ll see where we’re at. But we are getting a lot of interest. I do feel that we have a show, we will probably do eight to 10 episodes and this is being produced with Sundance Channel. There’s been interest with other cable companies that have come in and helped co-finance.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    Every campaign finance expert, Republican and Democrat, will tell you that if it was for another purpose other than just campaigns, and even if it was for campaign purposes, if it was to save his family, to save embarrassment, it's not a campaign donation, and, second, even if it was a campaign donation, the President reimbursed it fully with a payment of $ 35,000 a month that paid for that and other expenses. No need to go beyond that. Case over.

  4. Rajiv Kumar:

    But I'm not sure he can do justice to the complex finance portfolio, goyal, with his micro orientation, might struggle to get to grips with multi-dimensional and serious macroeconomic issues facing the country.

  5. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin:

    We've had direct conversations with President Macron and Bruno Le Maire, the finance minister, and they absolutely understand they would need waivers from the US to do that, and that is not something we're contemplating at the moment.

Images & Illustrations of finance

  1. financefinancefinancefinancefinance

Popularity rank by frequency of use

finance#1#830#10000

Translations for finance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for finance »

Translation

Find a translation for the finance definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these finance definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "finance." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 3 Mar. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/finance>.

    Are we missing a good definition for finance? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • A. emanate
    • B. cleave
    • C. abash
    • D. abide

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for finance:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.