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bankroll

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noun bank·roll \ ˈbaŋk-ˌrōl \

Definition of bankroll

:supply of money :funds

Examples of bankroll in a Sentence

  1. They started the business with a fairly small bankroll.

  2. my total bankroll right now is $2,000

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First Known Use of bankroll

1849


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bankroll

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Definition of bankroll

transitive verb
:to supply money for (a business, project, or person)

bankroller

noun

Examples of bankroll in a Sentence

  1. several corporations bankrolled the Broadway musical

Recent Examples of bankroll from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bankroll.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of bankroll

1915


BANKROLL Defined for English Language Learners

bankroll

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noun

Definition of bankroll for English Language Learners

  • : a supply of money


bankroll

verb

Definition of bankroll for English Language Learners

  • : to supply money for (a business, project, person, etc.)



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