trust fund

noun

Definition of trust fund

  1. :  property (such as money or securities) settled or held in trust

Examples of trust fund in a Sentence

  1. She paid for college out of a trust fund set up for her by her grandfather.

First Known Use of trust fund

1738


TRUST FUND Defined for English Language Learners

trust fund

noun

Definition of trust fund for English Language Learners

  • : money that belongs to one person but is legally held or managed by another person or by an organization


Law Dictionary

trust fund

  1. see fund 1

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