from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of fund.
  • n. The action of the verb fund.
  • n. Money provided as funds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Providing a fund for the payment of the interest or principal of a debt.
  • adj. Investing in the public funds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of converting a floating debt into a funded debt. see fund, transitive verb, and debt.

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

  • n. financial resources provided to make some project possible
  • n. the act of financing


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