The fund was established to aid the poor.
All her funds were in a checking account.
His funds were getting lower as he continued to look for a job.
The comedian had a large fund of jokes. Verb
The group funded three new scholarships.
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Recent Examples on the Web
The fund and campaign was announced on Wednesday evening at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Leadership Conference’s screening of Radical in Washington, D.C., by the film’s star and producer, Eugenio Derbez, and HIP president and CEO Ana Marie Argilagos.—Rebecca Sun, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Sep. 2023 All funds from the sale of the calendars will go directly towards veterinary treatment for dogs cared for by Harbin SHS.—Monique Jessen, Peoplemag, 22 Sep. 2023 Accusations of sportswashing were also levied when the nation’s sovereign wealth fund purchased 80% of English Premier League soccer club Newcastle United.—Natalie Kainz, NBC News, 22 Sep. 2023 Asked what might happen if those funds approach zero without new appropriations, Criswell told lawmakers at a hearing Tuesday that the consequences could be dire.—Tony Romm, Washington Post, 22 Sep. 2023 To finance the scholarship fund, The Place Firenze offers guests exclusive visits to local workshops and ateliers—and 100 percent of the tour prices go directly to the foundation.—Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Sep. 2023 That clears the way for the domestic fund to squeeze out the remaining shareholders and take full control of the company in what is set to be Japan’s biggest deal this year.—Yuki Furukawa, Fortune, 21 Sep. 2023 The committee’s attention to these issues itself has already spooked executives: BlackRock recently shuttered one of the equity funds scrutinized by the committee’s investigation.—The Editors, National Review, 21 Sep. 2023 All funds raised at the event help support BC2M’s High School Program aiding teens and providing resources for mental health across the U.S.—Mckinley Franklin, Variety, 20 Sep. 2023
On Wednesday, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus put forth their proposal which would fund the government until January so that the House can pass appropriation bills funding the government at the level approved during the fiscal fight by McCarthy and Biden.—Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 23 Sep. 2023 The non-profit has given over $30 million to fund its programs and financially support organizations.—Emily Krauser, Peoplemag, 23 Sep. 2023 In Washington, where House Republicans have failed to reach an agreement to temporarily fund the government before a Sept. 30 deadline, a government shutdown appears all but certain.—Courtney Subramanian, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 As part of the deal, Ready Entertainment will fold into P3 and existing TV and film projects will be funded, as will new development from journalists and outside creatives.—Jennifer Maas, Variety, 21 Sep. 2023 The Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed a bipartisan continuing resolution that would fund the government through Jan. 11, 2024.—Cami Mondeaux, Washington Examiner, 21 Sep. 2023 During a more than two-hour closed door GOP conference meeting Wednesday night, McCarthy outlined a new short-term plan to fund the government that would include deeper cuts, according to several members in attendance.—Lauren Peller, ABC News, 21 Sep. 2023 Cities may be concerned that publicizing toxic histories discourage investment and depress property values, and politicians are hesitant to fund projects that may have a long-term benefit but short-term costs.—Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, The Conversation, 14 Sep. 2023 But those tax dollars haven’t been enough to fund unemployment benefits.—Queenie Wong, Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2023 See More
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earlier fond, borrowed (with later respelling after Latin fundus) from French fond "bottom, base, foundation," (in plural) "sum of money, capital, resources," going back to Old French funt, font "bottom, base, cultivated ground," going back to Latin fundus — more at bottom entry 1