AskDefine | Define funds

Dictionary Definition

funds n : assets in the form of money [syn: finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Plural of fund.


  1. Third-person singular of to fund.

Extensive Definition

Funding or financing is to provide capital (funds), which means money for a project, a person, a business or any other private or public institutions.
Those funds can be allocated for either short term or long term purposes.
The health fund is a new way of funding private healthcare centers.

Sources of funding

Among the main sources of funding, there are:
funds in French: Financement
funds in Russian: Финансирование
funds in Serbian: Фандирање
funds in Turkish: Fonlama
funds in Chinese: 资金

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Swiss bank account, ability, assessed valuation, assets, assets and liabilities, balance, bank account, bottom dollar, budget, capacity, capital, cash reserves, checking account, circumstances, command of money, current assets, deferred assets, devices, disposable resources, exchequer, finances, fixed assets, frozen assets, fund, intangible assets, intangibles, kitty, life savings, liquid assets, material assets, means, method, moneys, nest egg, net assets, net worth, pecuniary resources, pocket, pool, power, purse, quick assets, recourses, reserves, resorts, resources, savings, savings account, stock, stock-in-trade, substance, supply, tangible assets, tangibles, treasure, unregistered bank account, ways, ways and means, wealth, wherewith, wherewithal
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