verb (used with object)
- fund manager,
- fund supermarket,
Origin of fund
Examples from the Web for funds
Moreover, the crippling restrictions resulted in the North partially shutting down weapons programs for lack of funds.
To put things into perspective, BH Global Aviation is just one of at least three such Bush-driven funds.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When you are safely out, you give your password to the smuggler who calls it in to the broker to release the funds.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surenos are told when to workout, who to associate with and how to distribute any funds they make from illegal activity.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2008, his monastery was in desperate need of funds and Vreeland decided to lend a hand with his first photography exhibition.
There were no collections, nor any hindrance for lack of funds.Women of Early Christianity|Alfred Brittain
And now' (taking out a morocco case), 'let me put you in funds for the campaign.'Waverley|Sir Walter Scott
So, carrying the thing to a finish, I took up the matter of putting them on a budget and providing the funds.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
His funds, too, were replenished by the vast sums paid to him and to Gabinius by Ptolemy.History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt|Jacob Abbott
I told Mildred to tell you if you wanted any funds you must let me know and where to send them.Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee|(His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee
Word Origin for fund
1660s, from French fond "a bottom, floor, ground" (12c.), also "a merchant's basic stock or capital," from Latin fundus "bottom, foundation, piece of land," from PIE root *bhudh- "bottom, base" (cf. Sanskrit budhnah, Greek pythmen "foundation, bottom," Old English botm "lowest part;" see bottom (n.)). Funds "money at one's disposal" is from 1728. Fund-raiser (also fundraiser) first attested 1957.
1776, from fund (n.). Related: Funded; funding.