money in one's possession; monetary resources.
verb (used with object)
Informal. to finance; provide funds for: to bankroll a new play.
merchant, tycoon, broker, backer, speculator, entrepreneur, banker, capitalist, operator, stockbroker, manipulator, money, businessperson, sponsor, moneybags, usurer, grubstaker
Origin of bankroll
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the person or organization that provides the finance for a project, business, etc
a roll of currency notes
the financial resources of a person, organization, etc
(tr) slang to provide the capital for; finance
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