HyperDic: fund

English > 9 senses of the word fund:
NOUNpossessionfund, monetary funda reserve of money set aside for some purpose
possessionfund, store, stocka supply of something available for future use
groupfund, investment company, investment trust, investment firma financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
VERBpossessionfundconvert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
possessionfundplace or store up in a fund for accumulation
possessionfundprovide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
possessionfundinvest money in government securities
possessionfundaccumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
possessionfundfurnish money for
fund > pronunciation
Soundsfah'nd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > fund: 9 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA reserve of money set aside for some purpose.
Synonymmonetary fund
NarrowerbudgetA sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
deposit, bank depositmoney deposited in a bank or some similar institution
mutual fundThe pooled money that is invested in assets
pension fund, superannuation fundA fund reserved to pay workers' pensions when they retire from service
petty cashA small fund of cash that a firm keeps for the payment of incidental expenses
revolving fundA fund which, if borrowed or used, is intended to be replenished so it may be loaned or spent repeatedly
savings, nest eggA fund of money put by as a reserve
sinking fundA fund accumulated regularly in a separate account and used to redeem debt securities
slush fundA fund for buying votes or bribing public officials
trust fundA fund held in trust
war chestA fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)
BroadermoneyThe most common medium of exchange
Spanishcapital, fondo monetario, fondo
Catalanfons monetari
Verbsfundfurnish money for
fundplace or store up in a fund for accumulation
English > fund: 9 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA supply of something available for future use.
Synonymsstore, stock
Narrowerhoard, cache, stashA secret store of valuables or money
infrastructure, baseThe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
issue, military issue, government issueSupplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
provisionA store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)
seed stockA supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting
Broaderaccumulation(finance) profits / profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
Spanishacervo, acopio, repuesto, reserva, retén
Catalanprovisió, reserva
English > fund: 9 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies.
Synonymsinvestment company, investment trust, investment firm
NarrowerReal Estate Investment Trust, REITAn investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets
closed-end fund, closed-end investment companyA regulated investment company that issues a fixed number of shares which are listed on a stock market
face-amount certificate companyA regulated investment company that pays a stated amount to certificate holders on a stated maturity date
hedge fund, hedgefundA flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million)
mutual fund, mutual fund company, open-end fund, open-end investment companyA regulated investment company with a pool / pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
nondiscretionary trust, fixed investment trustAn investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
unit investment trust, unit trustA regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities
Broadernondepository financial institutionA financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
Spanishcompañía de inversiones
Verbsfundinvest money in government securities
fundprovide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
English > fund: 9 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningconvert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderfinanceObtain or provide money for
English > fund: 9 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningplace or store up in a fund for accumulation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
Nounsfunda reserve of money set aside for some purpose
English > fund: 9 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningProvide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Nounsfunda financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
English > fund: 9 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaninginvest money in government securities.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderinvest, put, commit, placemake an investment
Spanishinvertir
Nounsfunda financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
English > fund: 9 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningaccumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"fund a medical care plan"
Broaderroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
Similar tofundFurnish money for
English > fund: 9 senses > verb 6, possession
MeaningFurnish money for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey fund him to write the letter
Example"The government funds basic research in many areas"
EntailsfinanceObtain or provide money for
Narrowerabsorb, take overtake up, as of debts or payments
bankrollProvide with sufficient funds
grubstakeSupply with funds in return for a promised share of profits / profits
Broadersupportsupport materially or financially
See alsopaygive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Similar tofundaccumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
Spanishconsolidar, pagar
Nounsfunda reserve of money set aside for some purpose
fundingthe act of financing
fundingfinancial resources provided to make some project possible

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