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Synonyms of fund in English:


  • 1 an emergency fund
    collection, kitty, reserve, pool, purse;
    endowment, foundation, trust, charity, grant;
    investment, capital;
    savings, nest egg
    informal stash
  • 2 (funds) I was very short of funds
    informal dough, bread, loot, dosh, green, the ready, folding money
    British informal lolly, spondulicks
  • 3 his fund of stories seems inexhaustible
  • verb

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  • the agency was funded by the Treasury
    finance, pay for, back, capitalize, sponsor, provide finance/capital for, put up the money for, subsidize, underwrite, endow, support, be a patron of, float, maintain
    informal foot the bill for, pick up the tab for
    North American informal bankroll, stake
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