Meaning of FUND in English


Pronunciation: ' f ə nd

Function: noun

Etymology: Latin fundus bottom, country estate ― more at BOTTOM

Date: 1694

1 a : a sum of money or other resources whose principal or interest is set apart for a specific objective b : money on deposit on which checks or drafts can be drawn ― usually used in plural c : CAPITAL d plural : the stock of the British national debt ― usually used with the

2 : an available quantity of material or intangible resources : SUPPLY

3 plural : available pecuniary resources

4 : an organization administering a special fund

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.