The crisis we face now is financed by the same people from whom you buy your Christmas toys.
But we financed civil wars and counterinsurgencies in these countries to the tune of many billions of dollars.
So no grant-seeking doctor is about to pin his medical career on a topic that will never get financed.
As if the former could exist without the latter; were not financed by it completely.
How much of our 21st century welfare state could be financed by heavier corporate taxes on our 19th-century-style economy?
He and his friend, Jack Robertson, were financed in a project to collect moving-picture scenes of the Northland.
Some of the businesses he financed were on the border line of respectability.
What I dont like is that while his business is financed by some of us hes lending money out of his share of the profits to others.
Like all frontiers, this one was financed on borrowed money.
I never know what to say when asked by school men how Hollins was financed in the old days.
c.1400, "an end, settlement, retribution," from Middle French finance "ending, settlement of a debt" (13c.), noun of action from finer "to end, settle a dispute or debt," from fin (see fine (n.)). Cf. Medieval Latin finis "a payment in settlement, fine or tax."
The notion is of "ending" (by satisfying) something that is due (cf. Greek telos "end;" plural tele "services due, dues exacted by the state, financial means"). The French senses gradually were brought into English: "ransom" (mid-15c.), "taxation" (late 15c.); the sense of "management of money" first recorded in English 1770.
late 15c., "to ransom;" see finance (n.). Sense of "to manage money" is recorded from 1827; that of "to furnish with money" is from 1866. Related: Financed; financing.