finance: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fi-nans', fī'nans), [key]
— n., v., -nanced, -nanc•ing.
  1. the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, esp. those affecting the public, as in the fields of banking and investment.
  2. the monetary resources, as of a government, company, organization, or individual; revenue.
  1. to supply with money or capital; obtain money or credit for.
  1. to raise money or capital needed for financial operations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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