money in one’s possession; monetary resources.
Informal. to finance; provide funds for:
to bankroll a new play.
the person or organization that provides the finance for a project, business, etc
a roll of currency notes
the financial resources of a person, organization, etc
(transitive) (slang) to provide the capital for; finance

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


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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