from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fund accumulated to pay off a corporate or public debt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the aggregate of sums of money set apart and invested, usually at fixed intervals, for the extinguishment of the debt of a government, or of a corporation, by the accumulation of interest.
- See under Fund.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See fund.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fund accumulated regularly in a separate account and used to redeem debt securities
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