Definition of Fund

1. Noun. A reserve of money set aside for some purpose.




2. Verb. Convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds.
Generic synonyms: Finance

3. Noun. A supply of something available for future use. "He brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Exact synonyms: Stock, Store
Specialized synonyms: Base, Infrastructure, Cache, Hoard, Stash, Provision, Government Issue, Issue, Military Issue, Seed Stock
Generic synonyms: Accumulation
Derivative terms: Stock, Stock, Stock, Stock, Stocker, Stockist, Store

4. Verb. Place or store up in a fund for accumulation.

5. Noun. A financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies.

6. Verb. Provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest.
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

7. Verb. Invest money in government securities.
Generic synonyms: Commit, Invest, Place, Put

8. Verb. Accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability. "Fund a medical care plan"

9. Verb. Furnish money for. "They fund him to write the letter"; "The government funds basic research in many areas"
Specialized synonyms: Grubstake, Bankroll, Absorb, Take Over
Entails: Finance
Generic synonyms: Support
Derivative terms: Funding, Funding

Definition of Fund

1. n. An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence.

2. v. t. To provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment of the interest of; to make permanent provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from customs) for discharging the interest of or principal of; as, to fund government notes.

Definition of Fund

1. Noun. A sum or source of money ¹

2. Noun. An organization managing such money ¹

3. Noun. A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund ¹

4. Noun. A large supply of something to be drawn upon. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To pay for. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fund

1. to provide money for [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Fund

1. 1. An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence. 2. A stock or capital; a sum of money appropriated as the foundation of some commercial or other operation undertaken with a view to profit; that reserve by means of which expenses and credit are supported; as, the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc. 3. The stock of a national debt; public securities; evidences (stocks or bonds) of money lent to government, for which interest is paid at prescribed intervals; called also public funds. 4. An invested sum, whose income is devoted to a specific object; as, the fund of an ecclesiastical society; a fund for the maintenance of lectures or poor students; also, money systematically collected to meet the expenses of some permanent object. 5. A store laid up, from which one may draw at pleasure; a supply; a full provision of resources; as, a fund of wisdom or good sense. "An inexhaustible fund of stories." (Macaulay) Sinking fund, the aggregate of sums of money set apart and invested, usually at fixed intervals, for the extinguishment of the debt of a government, or of a corporation, by the accumulation of interest. Origin: OF. Font, fond, nom. Fonz, bottom, ground, F. Fond bottom, foundation, fonds fund, fr. L. Fundus bottom, ground, foundation, piece of land. See Found to establish. 1. To provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment of the interest of; to make permanent provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from customs) for discharging the interest of or principal of; as, to fund government notes. 2. To place in a fund, as money. 3. To put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt. Origin: Funded; Funding. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fund

functionary
functioned
functioning
functionings
functionless
functionlessness
functionlessnesses
functionoid
functionoids
functions
functome
functomes
functor
functorial
functors
fund (current term)
fund-raise
fund-raising campaign
fund-raising drive
fund-raising effort
fund raise
fund raising
funda
fundable
fundae
fundaes
fundal
fundament
fundamental
fundamental analysis

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