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fund

noun

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1 a sum of money set aside for a particular purpose
  • our club has a fund for parties—which we like to have as often as possible

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2 funds plural available money
  • my funds were a little low, so I asked my favorite lending institution—Dad—for a small advance on my first paycheck

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3 the number of individuals or amount of something available at any given time
  • we have a deep fund of volunteers to call on when there is an unexpected need for help

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fund

verb

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1 to furnish (as an institution) with a regular source of income
  • her will funded a new science center for her beloved alma mater

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2 to provide money for
  • Dad advised me to get a job because he wasn't going to fund my social life forever

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The first known use of fund was in 1628

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“Fund.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fund. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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