finance company


: a company that makes usually small short-term loans usually to individuals

Examples of finance company in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Title sponsor SoFi, the finance company, has been a supporter of BirthFund from the start and made a donation of $500,000. Ryma Chikhoune, WWD, 14 June 2024 Tens of millions of Americans are expected leave home to travel this summer, with nearly half planning to take a trip that requires a flight or hotel stay, based on an online Harris Poll survey of 2,000 U.S. adults commissioned by NerdWallet, the personal finance company. Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 21 Apr. 2024 Woodside Credit, a nationwide collector car finance company and is exclusively endorsed by Barrett-Jackson. Meredith G. White, The Arizona Republic, 30 Jan. 2024 Jason had been receiving similar correspondence, and had checked property records to learn that another finance company called GoodLeap had taken out a lien on his own home, as well as one on Livers’. Alana Semuels, TIME, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for finance company 

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of finance company was in 1915

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“Finance company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

finance company

: a company that specializes in making small loans usually to individuals

Legal Definition

finance company

see company

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