[ noun ] a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
It urged that the next Legislature `` provide enabling funds and re-set the effective date so_that an orderly implementation of the law may be effected '' .
The grand_jury took_a_swipe_at the State_Welfare_Department 's handling of federal funds granted for child_welfare_services in foster_homes .
`` This is one of the major items in the Fulton_County general assistance program '' , the jury said , but the State_Welfare_Department `` has seen_fit to distribute these funds through the welfare departments of all the counties in the state with the exception of Fulton_County , which receives none of_this money .
The jurors said they realize `` a proportionate distribution of these funds might disable this program in our less populous counties '' .
Nevertheless , `` we feel that in_the_future Fulton_County should receive some portion of these available funds '' , the jurors said .
[ noun ] (finance,business) a supply of something available for future use
"he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Used in print(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)
The meaning of_this , as we shall see , is that he had no fund of visual memory-images of objects as objects ; and , therefore , he could not recognize even long-familiar things upon seeing them again .
[ verb ] place or store up in a fund for accumulation
[ verb ] accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability
"fund a medical care plan"
[ verb ] (finance) convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
[ noun ] (finance,stock exchange) a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies