Moreover, the World Bank itself has struggled to translate its commitment to education into financing decisions.
But no one was interested in financing a film about a time-traveling cyborg assassin from the future stalking a young woman.
The ingeniously-named CLASS Act would create a new federal insurance program for financing long-term care.
Her friends are wealthy and enthusiastic about financing her political ambitions.
For 18-24 months, it was difficult to break ground on new projects, because builders couldn't get the financing.
Mrs. Ward was therefore thrown back upon her own resources for the financing of her great experiment.
Sometimes the method of organization or financing is faulty.
So far as the borrower is concerned, these mortgages are no different from any other similar method of financing.
And maybe John could explain the financing of the two companies to him.
It even helped the masters with any available funds by financing them.
c.1400, "an end, settlement, retribution," from Middle French finance "ending, settlement of a debt" (13c.), noun of action from finer "to end, settle a dispute or debt," from fin (see fine (n.)). Cf. Medieval Latin finis "a payment in settlement, fine or tax."
The notion is of "ending" (by satisfying) something that is due (cf. Greek telos "end;" plural tele "services due, dues exacted by the state, financial means"). The French senses gradually were brought into English: "ransom" (mid-15c.), "taxation" (late 15c.); the sense of "management of money" first recorded in English 1770.
late 15c., "to ransom;" see finance (n.). Sense of "to manage money" is recorded from 1827; that of "to furnish with money" is from 1866. Related: Financed; financing.