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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A roll of paper money.
  • n. Informal One's ready cash.
  • transitive v. Informal To underwrite the expense of (a business venture, for example).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A roll of banknotes or other paper currency, carried in lieu of a wallet.
  • n. The monetary assets of a person or organization.
  • v. To fund a project; to underwrite something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the money carried on one's person.
  • n. one's total supply of money; funds.
  • transitive v. To pay the costs of.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
  • v. provide with sufficient funds; finance

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