1. money used by a company, provided by the shareholders or by loans


    Where will they get the necessary finance for the project?

    (Note The US term is financing)
  2. money (used by a club, local authority, etc.)


    She is the secretary of the local authority finance committee.


to provide money to pay for something


They plan to finance the operation with short-term loans.

" official said that the company began to experience a sharp increase in demand for longer-term mortgages at a time when the flow of money used to finance these loans diminished" [Globe and Mail]

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