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funding

 
Noun funding has 2 senses
  1. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing - financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
    --1 is a kind of resource
    Derived form: verb fund6
  2. financing, funding - the act of financing
    --2 is a kind of finance
    Derived form: verb fund6
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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