noun | fi·nance
  1. : money or other liquid resources of a government, business, group, or individual

  1. : the system that includes the circulation of money, the granting of credit, the making of investments, and the provision of banking facilities

  1. : the science or study of the management of funds

  1. : the obtaining of funds or capital : financing


transitive verb
  1. a : to raise or provide funds or capital for finance a takeover

    b : to furnish with necessary funds

  1. : to sell something to on credit