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funds

noun assets, bank account, capital, cash, currency, economic success, finance, income, liquid assets, lucre, means, money, pecuniary resources, pelf, possessions, principal, proceeds, property, revenue, specie, stocks and bonds, substance, treasure, wealth, wherewithal
Associated concepts: Social Security Fund, Unemployment Compensation Fund, Welfare Fund, Workers' Compensation Fund
See also: assets, capital, cash, finance, money, personalty, possessions, principal, property, security, stock
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The brewer was a Jew, and had no brains, but he was harmless, and would put up a rare campaign fund.
Whoever can there bring sufficient proof, that he has strictly observed the laws of his country for seventy-three moons, has a claim to certain privileges, according to his quality or condition of life, with a proportionable sum of money out of a fund appropriated for that use: he likewise acquires the title of SNILPALL, or legal, which is added to his name, but does not descend to his posterity.
His mother in New York would supply funds, and he was to write to her once a month.
How little do some of these poor islanders comprehend when they look around them, that no inconsiderable part of their disasters originate in certain tea-party excitements, under the influence of which benevolent-looking gentlemen in white cravats solicit alms, and old ladies in spectacles, and young ladies in sober russet gowns, contribute sixpences towards the creation of a fund, the object of which is to ameliorate the spiritual condition of the Polynesians, but whose end has almost invariably been to accomplish their temporal destruction!
After we had secured all the help that we could in Tuskegee, Miss Davidson decided to go North for the purpose of securing additional funds.
And Fred winced under the idea of being looked down upon as wanting funds for small debts.
If you put your hundred pounds into the Funds, you will get between three and four pounds a year.
That the necessary funds for the experiment of the Gun Club will not be forthcoming.
With his position in the City, he had only to go to the famous money-lending and discounting house of Bulpit Brothers--reported to "turn over" millions in their business every year--and to supply himself at once with the necessary funds.
And I say that the escape of Boney from Elba was a damned imposition and plot, sir, in which half the powers of Europe were concerned, to bring the funds down, and to ruin this country.
That the twenty thousand pounds (from which the income was supposed to be derived) had every farthing of it been sold out of the Funds, at different periods, ending with the end of the year eighteen hundred and forty-seven.
These customers were either very young men, who hung about the window for a time before slipping in suddenly; or men of a more mature age, but looking generally as if they were not in funds.