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English noun: finance

1. finance (act) the commercial activity of providing funds and capital


Broader (hypernym)business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise


Narrower (hyponym)banking, corporate finance, financing, floatation, flotation, funding, high finance, investing, investment

2. finance (cognition) the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets


Broader (hypernym)economic science, economics, political economy


Domain category membersaccumulation, capital account, finance, long, quaestor, short, short

3. finance (act) the management of money and credit and banking and investments


Broader (hypernym)direction, management


Narrower (hyponym)banking


Domain categoryfinance


English verb: finance

1. finance (possession) obtain or provide money for


SamplesCan we finance the addition to our home?.


ExamplesSam and Sue finance the movie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pay


Narrower (hyponym)back, fund, refinance, seed

2. finance (possession) sell or provide on credit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)credit









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