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Verb: finance  'fI,nan(t)s or fu'nan(t)s
  1. Obtain or provide money for
    "Can we finance the addition to our home?"
  2. Sell or provide on credit
Noun: finance  'fI,nan(t)s or fu'nan(t)s
  1. The commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  2. The branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
  3. The management of money and credit and banking and investments

Derived forms: financing, finances, financed

Type of: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, credit, direction, economic science, economics, management, pay, political economy

Encyclopedia: Finance, Public