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  Definition of fund
  1. a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
  2. a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
  3. a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
  4. furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas"
  5. accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
  6. invest money in government securities
  7. provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
  8. place or store up in a fund for accumulation
  9. convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
Similar Words: investment company, investment trust, investment firm, monetary fund, store, stock

 

Hyponyms: hedge fund, hedgefund, mutual fund, open-end fund, open-end investment company, closed-end fund, closed-end investment company, face-amount certificate company, Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT, unit investment trust, unit trust, nondiscretionary trust, fixed investment trust, revolving fund, sinking fund, savings, nest egg, pension fund, superannuation fund, war chest, slush fund, trust fund, deposit, bank deposit, budget, petty cash, infrastructure, base, hoard, cache, stash, provision, issue, military issue, government issue, seed stock, grubstake, bankroll, absorb, take over

 

Entailments: finance

 

Derivational Morphology: stock, buy in, carry, stockpile, store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away, monetary fund, support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing, financing, investment company, investment trust, investment firm

 

 
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