What is fund?

  • (verb): Place or store up in a fund for accumulation.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on funds, fund:

Bob Ney - 2006 Re-election Campaign - Legal Fees
... Elkins $136,000 from July through September, from campaign funds ... Ney paid an additional $96,000 in legal fees from campaign funds to that law firm total campaign spending for the period was $250,000 ... he had not paid any legal fees since January 5 from campaign funds ...
Fund Of Funds - Asset Allocation - Target-date Fund
... A target-date fund is similar to an asset-allocation fund, except that the allocation is designed to change over time ... ETFs Vanguard has target-date mutual funds that own other Vanguard mutual funds ... In both cases, the same funds are used as the asset-allocation funds ...

More definitions of "fund":

  • (verb): Convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds.
  • (verb): Accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability.
    Example: "Fund a medical care plan"
  • (verb): Invest money in government securities.
  • (verb): Furnish money for.
    Example: "The government funds basic research in many areas"
  • (noun): A supply of something available for future use.
    Synonyms: store, stock
  • (noun): A reserve of money set aside for some purpose.
    Synonyms: monetary fund
  • (verb): Provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest.

Famous quotes containing the word fund:

    I am advised that there is an unexpended balance of about $45,000 of the fund appropriated for the relief of the sufferers by flood upon the Mississippi River and its tributaries, and I recommend that authority be given to use this fund to meet the most urgent necessities of the poorer people in Oklahoma.
    Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901)

    School success is not predicted by a child’s fund of facts or a precocious ability to read as much as by emotional and social measures; being self-assured and interested: knowing what kind of behavior is expected and how to rein in the impulse to misbehave; being able to wait, to follow directions, and to turn to teachers for help; and expressing needs while getting along with other children.
    Daniel Goleman (20th century)