fi·​nanc·​ing fə-ˈnan(t)-siŋ How to pronounce financing (audio)
: the act or process or an instance of raising or providing funds
also : the funds thus raised or provided

Examples of financing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The adaptation is being done in partnership with Caring Across Generations, a national advocacy organization that focuses on aging, disability and care, which will help finance the project while raising additional financing in part through philanthropic support. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 June 2024 The loan that went into foreclosure totaled $37.5 million at the time Ares Commercial Real Estate Management issued the financing to the Vertical Ventures affiliate in 2019. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 18 June 2024 Advertisement The bankruptcy filing marked the latest sign of struggles among EV makers and came after Fisker had failed to line up financing from undisclosed automakers, reportedly including Nissan. Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 2024 Hawkins and Masterson have both signaled their willingness to advance legislation to offer one or both teams supercharged public financing of new stadiums – if a tax agreement is reached. Jonathan Shorman, Kansas City Star, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for financing 

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Word History


from gerund of finance entry 1

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of financing was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

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

Legal Definition


: the act or process or an instance of raising or providing funds
also : the funds thus raised or provided
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