Definition of Fund. Meaning of Fund. Synonyms of Fund

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Definition of Fund

Fund
Fund Fund, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Funded; p. pr. & vb. n. Funding.] 1. To provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment of the interest of; to make permanent provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from customs) for discharging the interest of or principal of; as, to fund government notes. 2. To place in a fund, as money. 3. To put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt.
Fund
Fund Fund, n. [OF. font, fond, nom. fonz, bottom, ground, F. fond bottom, foundation, fonds fund, fr. L. fundus bottom, ground, foundation, piece of land. See Found to establish.] 1. An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence. 2. A stock or capital; a sum of money appropriated as the foundation of some commercial or other operation undertaken with a view to profit; that reserve by means of which expenses and credit are supported; as, the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc. 3. pl. The stock of a national debt; public securities; evidences (stocks or bonds) of money lent to government, for which interest is paid at prescribed intervals; -- called also public funds. 4. An invested sum, whose income is devoted to a specific object; as, the fund of an ecclesiastical society; a fund for the maintenance of lectures or poor students; also, money systematically collected to meet the expenses of some permanent object. 5. A store laid up, from which one may draw at pleasure; a supply; a full provision of resources; as, a fund of wisdom or good sense. An inexhaustible fund of stories. --Macaulay. Sinking fund, the aggregate of sums of money set apart and invested, usually at fixed intervals, for the extinguishment of the debt of a government, or of a corporation, by the accumulation of interest.

Meaning of Fund from wikipedia

- Fund may refer to: Funding is the act of providing resources, usually in form of money, or other values such as effort or time, for a project, a person...
- A hedge fund is a pooled investment fund that trades in relatively liquid ****ets and is able to make extensive use of more complex trading, portfolio-construction...
- Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992, often referred to as FUND92 or FUND, is an international maritime...
- A mutual fund is an open-end professionally managed investment fund that pools money from many investors to purchase securities. Mutual funds are "the...
- Funding is the act of providing resources to finance a need, program, or project. While this is usually in the form of money, it can also take the form...
- UNICEF, also known as the United Nations Children's Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children...
- The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) was created by an Act of Congress, the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act (49 USC...
- An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of investment fund and exchange-traded product, i.e. they are traded on stock exchanges. ETFs are similar in many...
- contingencies fund or contingency fund is a fund for emergencies or unexpected outflows, mainly economic crises. The European Union plans vast contingency fund, racing...
- consolidated fund or consolidated revenue fund is the main bank account of the government. General taxation is taxation paid into the consolidated fund for general...