Meaning of FINANCE in English


— financeable adj.

/fi nans", fuy"nans/ , n. , v. , financed, financing .


1. the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, esp. those affecting the public, as in the fields of banking and investment.

2. finances , the monetary resources, as of a government, company, organization, or individual; revenue.


3. to supply with money or capital; obtain money or credit for.


4. to raise money or capital needed for financial operations.

[ 1350-1400; ME finaunce finance, equiv. to fin ( er ) to end, settle, pay (see FINE 2 ) + -ance -ANCE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .