fi·nance 1 n1 pl: money or other liquid resources of a government, business, group, or individual2: the system that includes the circulation of money, the granting of credit, the making of investments, and the provision of banking facilities3: the science or study of the management of funds4: the obtaining of funds or capital: financingfinance 2 vt fi·nanced, fi·nanc·ing1 a: to raise or provide funds or capital forfinance a takeoverb: to furnish with necessary funds2: to sell something to on credit
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accounts, aerarium, art of monetary relations, budget, business science, commercial theory, economics, exchange, expenditure, financial affairs, financial resources, fiscus, funds, income, investments, management of money, monetary theory, money, money dealings, money-making, money matters, pecuniaria, pecuniary management, public economy, public revenue, resources, revenue, science of monetary relations, science of wealth, theory of business, theory of fiscal relations, wealth, working capital
advance, aid, assist, back, capitalize, float, fund, invest, lend, loan, patronize, pay for, provide capital, provide funds, provide money, provide subvention, put up the money, set up in business, sponsor, subsidize, supply money, support, sustain
bear (support), bestow, capitalize (provide capital), fund, invest (fund), lend, maintain (sustain), pay, sponsor, subsidize, support (assist), underwrite
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006