[ fi-nans, fahy-nans ]
/ fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns /
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.
verb (used with object), fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing.
to supply with money or capital; obtain money or credit for.
verb (used without object), fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing.
to raise money or capital needed for financial operations.
Origin of finance
fi·nance·a·ble, adjectivepre·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, adjectivewell-fi·nanced, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for financeable
/ (fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪnæns) /
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
Word Origin for finance
C14: from Old French, from finer to end, settle by payment
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