trust fund


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

Examples of trust fund in a Sentence

She paid for college out of a trust fund set up for her by her grandfather.
Recent Examples on the Web For Medicare, the trust fund covering inpatient hospital stays, hospice care and stays at skilled nursing facilities has sufficient funds to pay full benefits until 2036. Kevin Freking, Fortune, 11 May 2024 First, the insolvency date is only for Part A of Medicare, the hospital-insurance trust fund. The Editors, National Review, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for trust fund 

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Word History

First Known Use

1738, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trust fund was in 1738

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“Trust fund.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Legal Definition

trust fund

see fund sense 1

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