(noun, verb)


1. the commercial activity of providing funds and capital

Definition categories: act, business

2. the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

Definition categories: thought, economics

3. the management of money and credit and banking and investments

Definition categories: act, direction, management

Sentences with finance as a noun:

- Who's really in charge of a democracy's finances?


1. obtain or provide money for

- Can we finance the addition to our home?

Definition categories: possession, pay

2. sell or provide on credit

Definition categories: possession, credit

Sentences with finance as a verb:

- His parents financed his college education.

- He financed his home purchase through a local credit union.