1. [ noun ] a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
Synonyms: monetary_fund
Related terms: money budget savings revolving_fund deposit war_chest pension_fund trust_fund slush_fund petty_cash sinking_fund
2. [ noun ] (finance,business) a supply of something available for future use
Synonyms: stock store

"he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

Related terms: accumulation stores issue infrastructure seed_stock provision hoard store stock stock
3. [ verb ] (stock exchange) invest money in government securities
Related terms: invest investment_company
4. [ verb ] place or store up in a fund for accumulation
Related terms: collect
5. [ verb ] (business) furnish money for

"The government funds basic research in many areas"

Related terms: support support absorb bankroll grubstake financing finance
6. [ verb ] accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability

"fund a medical care plan"

Related terms: collect
7. [ verb ] (finance) convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
Related terms: finance
8. [ verb ] (business) provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
Related terms: supply investment_company
9. [ noun ] (finance,stock exchange) a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
Synonyms: investment_trust investment_firm investment_company
Related terms: nondepository_financial_institution mutual_fund face-amount_certificate_company unit_investment_trust closed-end_fund real_estate_investment_trust nondiscretionary_trust hedge_fund
Similar spelling:   fumed