the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, especially those affecting the public, as in the fields of banking and investment.
finances, the monetary resources, as of a government, company, organization, or individual; revenue.
to supply with money or capital; obtain money or credit for.
to raise money or capital needed for financial operations.
- fi·nance·a·ble, adjective
- pre·fi·nance, verb (used with object), pre·fi·nanced, pre·fi·nanc·ing.
- self-fi·nance, verb (used with object), self·-fi·nanced, self·-fi·nanc·ing.
- su·per·fi·nance, noun, verb, su·per·fi·nanced, su·per·fi·nanc·ing.
- un·der·fi·nance, verb (used with object), un·der·fi·nanced, un·der·fi·nanc·ing.
- un·fi·nanced, adjective
- well-fi·nanced, adjective
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How to use finance in a sentence
Sullivan also points out that, compared to the early days of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the cryptocurrency industry has attracted a greater share of people from the world of conventional finance.
It’s important to see you can work in finance, you can build a business, you can be a congresswoman.Brynne Kennedy could be the first female tech founder to serve in Congress | ehinchliffe | August 24, 2020 | Fortune
According to Jill Gonzalez, an analyst with the consumer finance site WalletHub, the Chase Sapphire Reserve has likely taken a hit.Chase’s Sapphire card created a millennial ‘cult.’ Can it last through COVID? | Jeff | August 24, 2020 | Fortune
After all, it was just three years ago that a viral essay predicted that the sale of tokens would democratize finance and disrupt the venture capital firms of Silicon Valley.Are blockchain companies cursed with too much cash? | Jeff | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
This provides them with more control over their finances and the safe, contactless digitization that they have come to expect in the new world.Research: Only 25 percent of professionals expect to be working from home long-term | DailyPay | August 17, 2020 | Digiday
Have you tried to access the research that your tax dollars finance, almost all of which is kept behind a paywall?
Pan American Airways thought enough of the destination to finance one of the hotel-casinos just off the Malecon.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations? | John L. Smith | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, if some rich Southern liberals want to finance and coordinate such an effort, great.
Lacking any sense of irony, Eldridge made campaign-finance reform a signature plank.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple | James Kirchick | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There has been no greater foe of campaign finance reform than Mitch McConnell over the years.
If she was not in a position to finance other countries, she did make a beginning in financing her own imports.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
But the sequel is going to show that the finance of the war will prove to be a lesson in the finance of peace.
But the peace finance and the war finance will differ in one most important respect.
But the burden of peace finance directed towards social efforts will bring a direct return.
He is the first minister of finance, and is, as such, bound to be a thrifty manager of the royal treasure.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for finance
the system of money, credit, etc, esp with respect to government revenues and expenditures
funds or the provision of funds
(plural) funds; financial condition
(tr) to provide or obtain funds, capital, or credit for
(intr) to manage or secure financial resources
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