What does financing mean?

Definitions for financing
fɪˈnæn sɪŋ, ˈfaɪ næn-fi·nanc·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. financing, fundingnoun

    the act of financing


  1. financingnoun

    A transaction that provides funds for a business.

    The successive equity financings were at higher and higher valuations.


  1. financing

    Funding is the act of providing resources to finance a need, program, or project. While this is usually in the form of money, it can also take the form of effort or time from an organization or company. Generally, this word is used when a firm uses its internal reserves to satisfy its necessity for cash, while the term financing is used when the firm acquires capital from external sources.Sources of funding include credit, venture capital, donations, grants, savings, subsidies, and taxes. Fundings such as donations, subsidies, and grants that have no direct requirement for return of investment are described as "soft funding" or "crowdfunding". Funding that facilitates the exchange of equity ownership in a company for capital investment via an online funding portal per the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (alternately, the "JOBS Act of 2012") (U.S.) is known as equity crowdfunding. Funds can be allocated for either short-term or long-term purposes.


  1. financing

    Financing refers to the process of providing or obtaining funds or capital for business activities, making purchases, or investing. This can be done through various means including loans, savings, investments, grants, or subsidies. These funds are typically provided by financial institutions, such as banks, or through investors.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of financing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of financing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of financing in a Sentence

  1. American Bridge:

    It is deeply disappointing that ATT has taken such aggressive actions to silence its critics, for too long, companies have gotten away with lip service around empowering women, while simultaneously financing the anti-abortion extremists who wrote this bill, causing a reproductive health crisis in Texas. The public deserves to know about ATT’s hypocrisy and efforts to bury the truth.

  2. Kim Eng Tan:

    In the short term, it can definitely reduce the government's financing cost, but whether it does so in the long term depends on people's continued confidence in monetary policy.

  3. Matthew Oresman:

    Financing and insurance of NITC or its vessels or voyages will present challenges, u.S. financial institutions will not be able to play a role and initially few European financial institutions may be willing to insure and finance these transactions initially, especially if they have had sanctions compliance issues in the past.

  4. Stephen Biggar:

    Samuel Tombs's looking for good brands that could be trading at discounts and need financing.

  5. The Pope:

    We must achieve a free sort of election campaign, not financed, because many interests come into play in financing of an election campaign and then they ask you to pay back. So, the election campaign should be independent from anyone who may finance it.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    A refine
    B deny
    C jeopardize
    D moan

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