fi·nance 1 n
1 pl: money or other liquid resources of a government, business, group, or individual
2: the system that includes the circulation of money, the granting of credit, the making of investments, and the provision of banking facilities
3: the science or study of the management of funds
4: the obtaining of funds or capital: financing
finance 2 vt fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing
1 a: to raise or provide funds or capital for
finance a takeover
b: to furnish with necessary funds
2: to sell something to on credit

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun accounts, aerarium, art of monetary relations, budget, business science, commercial theory, economics, exchange, expenditure, financial affairs, financial resources, fiscus, funds, income, investments, management of money, monetary theory, money, money dealings, money-making, money matters, pecuniaria, pecuniary management, public economy, public revenue, resources, revenue, science of monetary relations, science of wealth, theory of business, theory of fiscal relations, wealth, working capital II verb advance, aid, assist, back, capitalize, float, fund, invest, lend, loan, patronize, pay for, provide capital, provide funds, provide money, provide subvention, put up the money, set up in business, sponsor, subsidize, supply money, support, sustain III index bear (support), bestow, capitalize (provide capital), fund, invest (fund), lend, maintain (sustain), pay, sponsor, subsidize, support (assist), underwrite

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


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