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fund

 
Noun fund has 3 senses
  1. fund, monetary fund - a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    --1 is a kind of money
    --1 has particulars:
     revolving fund; sinking fund; savings, nest egg; pension fund, superannuation fund; war chest; slush fund; trust fund; deposit, bank deposit; budget; petty cash
    Derived forms: verb fund6, verb fund2
  2. store, stock, fund - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
    --2 is a kind of accumulation
    --2 has particulars:
     infrastructure, base; hoard, cache, stash; provision; issue, military issue, government issue; seed stock
  3. investment company, investment trust, investment firm, fund - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    --3 is a kind of nondepository financial institution
    --3 has particulars:
     hedge fund, hedgefund; mutual fund, open-end fund, open-end investment company; closed-end fund, closed-end investment company; face-amount certificate company; Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT; unit investment trust, unit trust; nondiscretionary trust, fixed investment trust
    Derived forms: verb fund4, verb fund3
Verb fund has 6 senses
  1. fund - convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
    --1 is one way to
    finance
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. fund - place or store up in a fund for accumulation
    --2 is one way to
    roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
    Derived form: noun fund1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. fund - provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
    --3 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun fund3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. fund - invest money in government securities
    --4 is one way to
    invest, put, commit, place
    Derived form: noun fund3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
    --5 is one way to
    roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. fund - furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas"
    --6 is one way to
    support
    Derived forms: noun fund1, noun funding1, noun funding2
    Sample sentence:
    They fund him to write the letter
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