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fund
 n.  money; capital; a reserve of money set aside for some purpose; finance; subsidize
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  She did not, she said, want charity for them, but a chance of self-help; an employment bureau, direction in washing babies and making pleasing stews, possibly a municipal fund for home-building.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  With Vida as lieutenant and unofficial commander she campaigned for a village nurse to attend poor families, raised the fund herself, saw to it that the nurse was young and strong and amiable and intelligent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
3  Yet there have been known to be philosophers and plain men who swore by Malthus in the books, and would, nevertheless, subscribe to a relief fund in time of a famine.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  The brewer was a Jew, and had no brains, but he was harmless, and would put up a rare campaign fund.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
5  He was a slightly ragged man, who spat skillfully between his shoes and possessed a great fund of bland and infantile assurance.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
6  Though she was totally ignorant, she had high ambitions for her children, and a large fund of good, hard, common sense, which seemed to enable her to meet and master every situation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
7  I did receive, however, a small salary from the public fund, for my work as a public-school teacher.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
8  The last time I saw him, which was a few months before he died, he gave me fifty thousand dollars toward our endowment fund.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
9  Our work seemed to please the trustees of this fund, as they soon began increasing their annual grant.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
10  His daughter attended him with the greatest tenderness, but she saw with despair that their little fund was rapidly decreasing and that there was no other prospect of support.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
11  He seemed to find an immense fund of reflection in this circumstance, and sat pondering and inwardly whistling for some time.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
12  For this express reason, I had borrowed the half-guinea, that I might not be without a fund for my travelling-expenses.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. LIKING LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT NO BETTER, I FO...
13  He created at his own expense an infant school, a thing then almost unknown in France, and a fund for aiding old and infirm workmen.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
14  Having an immense reserve fund of wrath to get rid of, and not knowing what to do with it, he continued to address his daughter as you instead of thou for the next three months.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
15  He was poor, but his fund of good humor was inexhaustible.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
Example Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
16  A fund was set up as a goodwill gesture to survivors and their families.
17  They have subscribed large sums to the fund.
18  She made a personal donation to the fund.
19  He contributed all his savings to the relief fund.
20  The fund was specified to maintain the ancient buildings.
21  The fund was increased by the accretion of new shareholders.
22  The company has agreed to fund my trip to Australia.
23  To ensure security the investment fund has holdings in many companies.
24  We donate to the school endowment fund every year.
25  The hospital was founded on an endowment fund.
26  The trust fund will ensure preservation of the site in perpetuity.
27  They clubbed a fund of money for poor children.
28  They've set up a fund for victims of the earthquake.
29  The pension fund is in surplus.
30  He had a fund of stories about his boyhood.