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finance

FINANCE, n. finans'. [See Fine.]

Revenue; income of a king or state.

The United States, near the close of the revolution, appointed a superintendent of finance.

[It is more generally used in the plural.]



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FINANCE, n. finans'. [See Fine.]

Revenue; income of a king or state.

The United States, near the close of the revolution, appointed a superintendent of finance.

[It is more generally used in the plural.]

FI-NANCE, n. [finans'; Fr. and Norm. finance; Arm. financz, fine, subsidy. Finance is from fine, in the sense of a sum of money paid by the subject to the king for the enjoyment of a privilege, a feudal sense. Hence finance was originally revenue arising from fines. See Fine.]

Revenue; income of a king or state. Bacon. The United States, near the close of the revolution, appointed a superintendent of finance. [It is more generally used in the plural.]


Fi*nance"
  1. The income of a ruler or of a state; revenue; public money; sometimes, the income of an individual; often used in the plural for funds; available money; resources.

    All the finances or revenues of the imperial crown. Bacon.

  2. To conduct the finances of] to provide for, and manage, the capital for; to financier.

    Securing foreign capital to finance multitudinous undertakings. B. H. Chamberlain.

  3. The science of raising and expending the public revenue.

    "Versed in the details of finance." Macaulay.
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Finance

FINANCE, noun finans'. [See Fine.]

Revenue; income of a king or state.

The United States, near the close of the revolution, appointed a superintendent of finance

[It is more generally used in the plural.]

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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EW'RY, n. yu'ry. [from ever.] In England an office in the king's household, where they take care of the linen for the king's table, lay the cloth, and serve up water in ewers after dinner.

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