Pronunciation Noun

fund (plural funds)

  1. A sum or source of money.
    the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc.
    a fund for the maintenance of underprivileged students
  2. An organization managing such money.
  3. A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund.
    Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.
  4. A large supply of something to be drawn upon.
    He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.
    • 1911, Thomas Babington Macaulay, “[,_Oliver Goldsmith, Oliver]”, in 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica:
      an inexhaustible fund of stories
Translations Translations Translations Verb

fund (funds, present participle funding; past and past participle funded)

  1. (transitive) To pay for.
    He used his inheritance to fund his gambling addiction.
  2. (transitive) To place (money) in a fund.
  3. (transitive) To form a debt into a stock charged with interest.

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