fund

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fond, from Latin fundus. Doublet of fundus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʌnd/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌnd

Noun[edit]

fund (plural funds)

  1. A sum or source of money.
    the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc.
    a fund for the maintenance of underprivileged students
  2. An organization managing such money.
  3. A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund.
    Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.
  4. A large supply of something to be drawn upon.
    He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.

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Verb[edit]

fund (third-person singular simple present funds, present participle funding, simple past and past participle funded)

  1. (transitive) To pay for.
    He used his inheritance to fund his gambling addiction.
  2. (transitive) To place (money) in a fund.
  3. (transitive) To form a debt into a stock charged with interest.

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fundus.

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Noun[edit]

fund m (indefinite plural funde, definite singular fundi, definite plural fundet)

  1. end
  2. bottom (lowest part)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 33, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ Dictionnaire Français-Albanais / Fjalor Shqip-Frengjisht, page 462, Vedat Kokona, Tiranë, 2002, →ISBN

Aromanian[edit]

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fund n

  1. Alternative form of fundu

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verbal noun to finde (to find). Compare Old Norse fundr and Middle Low German vunt.

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Noun[edit]

fund n (singular definite fundet, plural indefinite fund)

  1. find
  2. bargain
  3. discovery

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

fund

  1. indefinite accusative singular of fundur

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fund (plural fundes)

  1. Alternative form of feend

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fundus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn.

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Noun[edit]

fund n (plural funduri)

  1. bottom
  2. backside; buttocks

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