fund  

  • Pronunciation of fund: F AH1 N D (fÉ™nd)

  • Number of syllables of fund: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of fund

  • Definition of fund

    • (n): a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies  
    • (n): a reserve of money set aside for some purpose  
    • (n): a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"  
    • (v): furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas"  
    • (v): accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"  
    • (v): invest money in government securities  
    • (v): provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest  
    • (v): place or store up in a fund for accumulation  
    • (v): convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds  
  • Examples of fund

    • They borrowed to fund future business expansion.  
    • The fund then invests the money in stamps.  
    • Mutual fund analysis is rather more remunerative.  
    • Fund raising started with great gusto.  
    • The game's proceeds benefit the pension fund of the players.  
    • This is the sole shareholder of the fund.  
    • Handel contributed generously to the fund.  
    • The unmistakable message is that investment in the meretricious hedge fund industry is best left to hedge fund managers themselves.  
    • This is an eleemosynary fund.  
    • The fund is replenished when the customer pays the bill to the fund.  

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