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Funding vs. Allowance

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Fundingnoun

The action of the verb fund.

Allowancenoun

permission; granting, conceding, or admitting

Fundingnoun

Money provided as funds.

‘The council is providing funding to the church to repair the roof.’;

Allowancenoun

Acknowledgment.

Fundingadjective

Providing a fund for the payment of the interest or principal of a debt.

Allowancenoun

That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity

‘her meagre allowance of food or drink’;

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Fundingadjective

Investing in the public funds.

Allowancenoun

Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances

‘to make allowance for his naivety’;

Fundingnoun

financial resources provided to make some project possible;

‘the foundation provided support for the experiment’;

Allowancenoun

(commerce) A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries

‘Tare and tret are examples of allowance.’;

Fundingnoun

the act of financing

Allowancenoun

A child's allowance; pocket money.

‘She gives her daughters each an allowance of thirty dollars a month.’;

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Funding

Funding is the act of providing resources to finance a need, program, or project. While this is usually in the form of money, it can also take the form of effort or time from an organization or company.

Allowancenoun

(minting) A permissible deviation in the fineness and weight of coins, owing to the difficulty in securing exact conformity to the standard prescribed by law.

Allowancenoun

(obsolete) approval; approbation

Allowancenoun

(obsolete) license; indulgence

Allowanceverb

(transitive) To put upon a fixed allowance (especially of provisions and drink).

‘The captain was obliged to allowance his crew.’;

Allowanceverb

(transitive) To supply in a fixed and limited quantity.

‘Our provisions were allowanced.’;

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Allowancenoun

Approval; approbation.

Allowancenoun

The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance.

‘Without the king's will or the state's allowance.’;

Allowancenoun

Acknowledgment.

‘The censure of the which one must in your allowance o'erweigh a whole theater of others.’;

Allowancenoun

License; indulgence.

Allowancenoun

That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity, as of food or drink; hence, a limited quantity of meat and drink, when provisions fall short.

‘I can give the boy a handsome allowance.’;

Allowancenoun

Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances; as, to make allowance for the inexperience of youth.

‘After making the largest allowance for fraud.’;

Allowancenoun

A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries, such as tare and tret.

Allowanceverb

To put upon a fixed allowance (esp. of provisions and drink); to supply in a fixed and limited quantity; as, the captain was obliged to allowance his crew; our provisions were allowanced.

Allowancenoun

an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period);

‘travel allowance’; ‘my weekly allowance of two eggs’; ‘a child's allowance should not be too generous’;

Allowancenoun

a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

Allowancenoun

an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances;

‘an allowance for profit’;

Allowancenoun

a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Allowancenoun

a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets

Allowancenoun

the act of allowing;

‘He objected to the allowance of smoking in the diningroom’;

Allowanceverb

put on a fixed allowance, as of food

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