Bankrolled



money in one’s possession; monetary resources.
Informal. to finance; provide funds for:
to bankroll a new play.
Contemporary Examples

Check out our big fat story on six Democrats who were bankrolled by banking.
The Money Trail Beast Wire October 6, 2008

The trip was bankrolled by low-level Miami gangster Raul Pacheco, himself already on probation for attempted armed burglary.
MLB’s Next Headache: Cartels, Gangsters, and Their Cuban Superstars Peter C. Bjarkman April 17, 2014

He waged war on the modern with a Siemens dialysis machine in-tow, bankrolled by Aramco petrodollars.
Osama bin Laden Died a Fool and Has No Legacy Dana Vachon May 5, 2011

And yet why is Barack Obama losing the business community, even among those who bankrolled his campaign?
Why Business Hates Obama Joel Kotkin July 14, 2010

The operatives are not above using private detectives and bankrolled bloggers to engage in blackmail and scandal-mongering.
“Patriots” Reviewed David Frum April 26, 2012

Unemployment checks rolled in, and the New York State Department of Labor bankrolled my dating life, for a time.
Not Finding Love Online: Dan Slater’s Adventures in Algorithm Dating Dan Slater February 1, 2013

Bob Perry Perry, a Houston-based homebuilder, has bankrolled conservative causes for years.
Who Gave $1 Million or More to Super PACs? A Daily Beast Roundup Josh Dzieza January 31, 2012

Some of his big campaign donors, like L.E. Simmons and Frank Vandersloot (through his wife Belinda), also bankrolled Prop 8.
Biographer Recounts Romney’s Many Trips to Mormon Church to Discuss Social Issues Wayne Barrett May 10, 2012

noun
a roll of currency notes
the financial resources of a person, organization, etc
verb
(transitive) (slang) to provide the capital for; finance
n.

“roll of bank notes,” 1887, from bank (n.1) + roll (n.). The verb is attested from 1928. Related: Bankrolled; bankrolling.

verb

To finance; put up the money for, esp for a theatrical production; angel: Whoever bankrolled this turkey will go broke (1920s+)

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