Adjective "Underfunded" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Underfunded


    Definition:

    1. a supply of money or pecuniary resources, as for some purpose: a fund for his education; a retirement fund.

    2. supply; stock: a fund of knowledge; a fund of jewels.

    3. funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources: to be momentarily without funds.

    4. an organization created to administer or manage a fund, as of money invested or contributed for some special purpose. verb (used with object)

    5. to provide a fund to pay the interest or principal of (a debt).

    Origin:
    fund

    Examples:

    "services can be underfunded for years."

    "forces can be underfunded."

    "systems can be underfunded."

    "pensions can be underfunded."

    "funds can be underfunded."

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