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English word finance comes from Latin fine, and later Old French fin (Fine, delicate.).

Finance etymology ?

Finance detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fine Latin (lat)
fin Old French (fro) Fine, delicate.
finire Latin (lat)
fin Middle French (frm) (figuratively) death. End; finish.
*finesco Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I finish.
finiss- Old French (fro)
finer Middle French (frm) To finish.
finance Middle French (frm)
finaunce Middle English (enm) Finance.
finance English (eng) (usually in plural) Monetary resources, especially those of a public entity or a company.. The management of money and other assets.. The science of management of money and other assets. To provide or obtain funding for a transaction or undertaking; to back; to support.