fund

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Etymology[edit]

From French fond, from Latin fundus

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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.
    • Macaulay
      an inexhaustible fund of stories

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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.

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Albanian[edit]

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From Latin fundus.

Noun[edit]

fund m

  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 99927-726-4-6

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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fund n (singular definite fundet, plural indefinite fund)

  1. find
  2. bargain
  3. discovery

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Icelandic[edit]

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fund

  1. indefinite accusative singular of fundur

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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fund n (plural funduri)

  1. bottom
  2. backside; buttocks

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