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Fund vs. Pay

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Fundnoun

A sum or source of money.

‘the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc.’; ‘a fund for the maintenance of underprivileged students’;

Payverb

(transitive) To give money or other compensation to in exchange for goods or services.

‘he paid him to clean the place up’; ‘he paid her off the books and in kind where possible’;

Fundnoun

An organization managing such money.

Payverb

(ambitransitive) To discharge, as a debt or other obligation, by giving or doing what is due or required.

‘she offered to pay the bill’; ‘he has paid his debt to society’;

Fundnoun

A money-management operation, such as a mutual fund.

‘Several major funds were declared insolvent recently.’;

Payverb

(transitive) To be profitable for.

‘It didn't pay him to keep the store open any more.’;

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Fundnoun

A large supply of something to be drawn upon.

‘He drew on his immense fund of knowledge.’;

Payverb

(transitive) To give (something else than money).

‘to pay attention’;

Fundverb

(transitive) To pay for.

Payverb

(intransitive) To be profitable or worth the effort.

‘crime doesn’t pay’; ‘it will pay to wait’;

Fundnoun

An aggregation or deposit of resources from which supplies are or may be drawn for carrying on any work, or for maintaining existence.

Payverb

(intransitive) To discharge an obligation or debt.

‘He was allowed to go as soon as he paid.’;

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Fundnoun

A stock or capital; a sum of money appropriated as the foundation of some commercial or other operation undertaken with a view to profit; that reserve by means of which expenses and credit are supported; as, the fund of a bank, commercial house, manufacturing corporation, etc.

Payverb

(intransitive) To suffer consequences.

‘He paid for his fun in the sun with a terrible sunburn.’;

Fundnoun

The stock of a national debt; public securities; evidences (stocks or bonds) of money lent to government, for which interest is paid at prescribed intervals; - called also public funds.

Payverb

(transitive) To admit that a joke, punchline, etc., was funny.

‘I'll pay that.’;

Fundnoun

An invested sum, whose income is devoted to a specific object; as, the fund of an ecclesiastical society; a fund for the maintenance of lectures or poor students; also, money systematically collected to meet the expenses of some permanent object.

Payverb

To cover (the bottom of a vessel, a seam, a spar, etc.) with tar or pitch, or a waterproof composition of tallow, resin, etc.; to smear.

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Fundnoun

A store laid up, from which one may draw at pleasure; a supply; a full provision of resources; as, a fund of wisdom or good sense.

‘An inexhaustible fund of stories.’;

Paynoun

Money given in return for work; salary or wages.

‘Many employers have rules designed to keep employees from comparing their pays.’;

Fundverb

To provide and appropriate a fund or permanent revenue for the payment of the interest of; to make permanent provision of resources (as by a pledge of revenue from customs) for discharging the interest of or principal of; as, to fund government notes.

Payadjective

Operable or accessible on deposit of coins.

Fundverb

To place in a fund, as money.

Payadjective

Pertaining to or requiring payment.

Fundverb

To put into the form of bonds or stocks bearing regular interest; as, to fund the floating debt.

Payverb

To cover, as bottom of a vessel, a seam, a spar, etc., with tar or pitch, or waterproof composition of tallow, resin, etc.; to smear.

Fundnoun

a reserve of money set aside for some purpose

Payverb

To satisfy, or content; specifically, to satisfy (another person) for service rendered, property delivered, etc.; to discharge one's obligation to; to make due return to; to compensate; to remunerate; to recompense; to requite; as, to pay workmen or servants.

‘May no penny ale them pay [i. e., satisfy].’; ‘[She] pays me with disdain.’;

Fundnoun

a supply of something available for future use;

‘he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars’;

Payverb

Hence, figuratively: To compensate justly; to requite according to merit; to reward; to punish; to retort or retaliate upon.

‘For which, or pay me quickly, or I'll pay you.’;

Fundnoun

a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies

Payverb

To discharge, as a debt, demand, or obligation, by giving or doing what is due or required; to deliver the amount or value of to the person to whom it is owing; to discharge a debt by delivering (money owed).

‘Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.’; ‘If they pay this tax, they starve.’;

Fundverb

convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds

Payverb

To discharge or fulfill, as a duy; to perform or render duty, as that which has been promised.

‘This day have I paid my vows.’;

Fundverb

place or store up in a fund for accumulation

Payverb

To give or offer, without an implied obligation; as, to pay attention; to pay a visit.

‘Not paying me a welcome.’;

Fundverb

provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest

Payverb

To give a recompense; to make payment, requital, or satisfaction; to discharge a debt.

‘The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again.’;

Fundverb

invest money in government securities

Payverb

Hence, to make or secure suitable return for expense or trouble; to be remunerative or profitable; to be worth the effort or pains required; as, it will pay to ride; it will pay to wait; politeness always pays.

‘'T was I paid for your sleeps; I watched your wakings.’;

Fundverb

accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability;

‘fund a medical care plan’;

Paynoun

Satisfaction; content.

Fundverb

furnish money for;

‘The government funds basic research in many areas’;

Paynoun

An equivalent or return for money due, goods purchased, or services performed; salary or wages for work or service; compensation; recompense; payment; hire; as, the pay of a clerk; the pay of a soldier.

‘Where only merit constant pay receives.’; ‘There is neither pay nor plunder to be got.’;

Fundnoun

a sum of money saved or made available for a particular purpose

‘he had set up a fund to coordinate economic investment’;

Paynoun

something that remunerates;

‘wages were paid by check’; ‘he wasted his pay on drink’; ‘they saved a quarter of all their earnings’;

Fundnoun

financial resources

‘a concert to raise funds for the church’;

Payverb

give money, usually in exchange for goods or services;

‘I paid four dollars for this sandwich’; ‘Pay the waitress, please’;

Fundnoun

a large stock or supply of something, especially information or knowledge

‘a vast fund of information’;

Payverb

convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow;

‘Don't pay him any mind’; ‘give the orders’; ‘Give him my best regards’; ‘pay attention’;

Fundnoun

the stock of the national debt (as a mode of investment).

Payverb

do or give something to somebody in return;

‘Does she pay you for the work you are doing?’;

Fundverb

provide with money for a particular purpose

‘the World Bank refused to fund the project’;

Payverb

bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action;

‘You'll pay for this!’; ‘She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly’; ‘You'll pay for this opinion later’;

Payverb

cancel or discharge a debt;

‘pay up, please!’;

Payverb

bring in;

‘interest-bearing accounts’; ‘How much does this savings certificate pay annually?’;

Payverb

render;

‘pay a visit’; ‘pay a call’;

Payverb

be worth it;

‘It pays to go through the trouble’;

Payverb

dedicate;

‘give thought to’; ‘give priority to’; ‘pay attention to’;

Payverb

discharge or settle;

‘pay a debt’; ‘pay an obligation’;

Payverb

make a compensation for;

‘a favor that cannot be paid back’;

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