Fund



noun
1.
a supply of money or pecuniary resources, as for some purpose:
a fund for his education; a retirement fund.
2.
supply; stock:
a fund of knowledge; a fund of jewels.
3.
funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources:
to be momentarily without funds.
4.
an organization created to administer or manage a fund, as of money invested or contributed for some special purpose.
verb (used with object)
5.
to provide a fund to pay the interest or principal of (a debt).
6.
to convert (general outstanding debts) into a more or less permanent debt, represented by interest-bearing bonds.
7.
to allocate or provide funds for (a program, project, etc.).
noun
1.
a reserve of money, etc, set aside for a certain purpose
2.
a supply or store of something; stock: it exhausted his fund of wisdom
verb (transitive)
3.
to furnish money to in the form of a fund
4.
to place or store up in a fund
5.
to convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt bearing fixed interest and represented by bonds
6.
to provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest of
7.
to accumulate a fund for the discharge of (a recurrent liability): to fund a pension plan
8.
to invest (money) in government securities See also funds
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