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fund

[ fuhnd ]SEE DEFINITION OF fund
  • nounrepository, reserve
  • verbprovide money for

Synonyms for fund

  • capital
  • endowment
  • foundation
  • stock
  • supply
  • treasury
  • trust
  • armamentarium
  • hoard
  • inventory
  • kitty
  • mine
  • pool
  • reservoir
  • source
  • store
  • storehouse
  • vein
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Antonyms for fund

  • debt
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FUND

In ten minutes the fund had reached over six hundred dollars.

On the other hand, he might have been suspected of hiding a fund of reckless naughtiness.

In connection with his brothers, he made the first subscription to that fund.

He looks upon me as a sort of fund that has to be placed or sunk or something, somewhere.

Happy, healthy, hearty and with a fund of good nature that nothing could daunt.

They added nothing to the fund of human knowledge, or to his own.

It must be invested with fidelity and the fund be kept intact.

Did she not know it out of the fund of her own bitter experience?

His fund of energy and enthusiasm was inexhaustible, like that of his good humour.

Then, too, she has a fund of knowledge that is amazing, when all the circumstances are considered.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French fond "a bottom, floor, ground" (12c.), also "a merchant's basic stock or capital," from Latin fundus "bottom, foundation, piece of land," from PIE root *bhudh- "bottom, base" (cf. Sanskrit budhnah, Greek pythmen "foundation, bottom," Old English botm "lowest part;" see bottom (n.)). Funds "money at one's disposal" is from 1728. Fund-raiser (also fundraiser) first attested 1957.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FUND

bank

nounfinancial institution
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