Pronunciation: (fi-nans', fī'nans), [key]
—n., v., -nanced, -nanc•ing.
1. the management of revenues; the conduct or transaction of money matters generally, esp. those affecting the public, as in the fields of banking and investment.
2. finances,the monetary resources, as of a government, company, organization, or individual; revenue.
to supply with money or capital; obtain money or credit for.
to raise money or capital needed for financial operations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.