An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To place in a fund, as money.
To put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt.
When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund - managed by an independent third party - to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill. Barack Obama
Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone. Bill Gates
fund in Afrikaans is fonds
fund in Dutch is fonds, kapitaal
fund in Finnish is rahasto, kassa
fund in French is caisse
fund in German is Kapital
fund in Norwegian is fond, finansiere, kapital
fund in Portuguese is fundo
fund in Spanish is caja
fund in Swedish is fondera, fond
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