fund

[ fuhnd ]
/ fʌnd /

noun

a supply of money or pecuniary resources, as for some purpose: a fund for his education; a retirement fund.
supply; stock: a fund of knowledge; a fund of jewels.
funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources: to be momentarily without funds.
an organization created to administer or manage a fund, as of money invested or contributed for some special purpose.

verb (used with object)

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Origin of fund

1670–80; < Latin fundus bottom, estate; replacing fond2 in most of its meanings

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British Dictionary definitions for funds (1 of 2)

funds
/ (fʌndz) /

pl n

money that is readily available
British government securities representing national debt

British Dictionary definitions for funds (2 of 2)

fund
/ (fʌnd) /

noun

a reserve of money, etc, set aside for a certain purpose
a supply or store of something; stockit exhausted his fund of wisdom

verb (tr)

Derived forms of fund

funder, noun

Word Origin for fund

C17: from Latin fundus the bottom, piece of land, estate; compare fond ²
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