- bankrolls, bankrolling, bankrolled1) VERB To bankroll a person, organization, or project means to provide the financial resources that they need. [mainly AM, INFORMAL]
[V n] The company has bankrolled a couple of local movies.Syn:2) N-SING A bankroll is the financial resources used to back a person, project, or institution. [AM]
We have a guaranteed minimum bankroll of ₤1.7m over the five LPs.
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bankroll — ankroll n. 1. the money carried on one s person. He shot his bankroll on a bob tailed nag. Syn: roll, wad. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. one s total supply of money; funds. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bankroll — ankroll v. t. To pay the costs of; as, Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bankroll — index money Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
bankroll — (n.) roll of bank notes, 1887, from BANK (Cf. bank) (n.1) + ROLL (Cf. roll) (n.). The verb is attested from 1928 … Etymology dictionary
bankroll — ► NOUN N. Amer. 1) a roll of banknotes. 2) available funds. ► VERB informal ▪ support financially … English terms dictionary
bankroll — ☆ bankroll [baŋk′rōl΄ ] n. a supply of money; available funds vt. Informal to supply with money; finance … English World dictionary
bankroll — ▪ I. bankroll bank‧roll 1 [ˈbæŋkrəʊl ǁ roʊl] verb [transitive] informal COMMERCE to provide the money a person or company needs to operate a business, find new markets, develop new products etc: • Several banks pumped money into the business,… … Financial and business terms
bankroll — I UK [ˈbæŋkˌrəʊl] / US [ˈbæŋkˌroʊl] verb [transitive] Word forms bankroll : present tense I/you/we/they bankroll he/she/it bankrolls present participle bankrolling past tense bankrolled past participle bankrolled to provide the money for… … English dictionary
bankroll — bank|roll1 [ bæŋk,roul ] noun singular a supply of money for a particular purpose: We were given a bankroll of $10,000 to start the project. bankroll bank|roll 2 [ bæŋk,roul ] verb transitive to provide the money for something: He helped to… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
bankroll — 1. n. a roll or wad of currency; one’s cash assets. □ My bankroll is getting a little low. □ Don’t show that bankroll around here! 2. tv. to finance something. □ We were hoping to find somebody who would bankroll the project … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions