from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To stop the flow of funds to: "Some days, they wake up with a burning desire to defund the Public Broadcasting System and the National Endowment for the Arts” ( Joe Conason).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cancel funding for.
From de- + fund. (Wiktionary)