finance has definitions from the fields of finance,business,economics,accounting
[ verb ] (finance) obtain or provide money for


"Can we finance the addition to our home?"

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(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

SBA loans , which may be made to small manufacturers , small business pools , wholesalers , retailers , service establishments and other small businesses ( when financing is not otherwise available to them on reasonable terms ) , are to finance business construction , conversion , or expansion ; the purchase of equipment , facilities , machinery , supplies , or materials ; or to supply working_capital .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

He was sure that he could do better if he went_to Atlanta to get the deal financed .

[ noun ] (finance,business) the commercial activity of providing funds and capital

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(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

The interior_designer , then , must first be an artist but also understand carpentry and painting and lighting and plumbing and finance .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Finally , a balance must be effected among project finance , utilization of agricultural surpluses , and general balance_of_payments support .

[ verb ] (accounting) sell or provide on credit

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[ noun ] (economics) the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
[ noun ] (business) the management of money and credit and banking and investments

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