Definition of Trust fund

1. Noun. A fund held in trust.

Generic synonyms: Fund, Monetary Fund

Definition of Trust fund

1. Noun. (legal) Property held by a trustee in a trust established by a grantor for a beneficiary. ¹

2. Noun. Loosely, a substantial inheritance of money. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trust Fund

trust account
trust busting
trust company
trust corporation
trust deed
trust deeds
trust fall
trust falls
trust fund (current term)
trust funds
trust territories
trust territory

Literary usage of Trust fund

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"It is now settled that commingling a trust fund with the private funds of the trustee does not destroy the cestui que trust's right to follow and recover ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Where the will of testatrix gave her husband power of appointment by will over one- half of the corpus of the trust fund, the husband's will stating that it ..."

3. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1859)
"HISTORICAL trust fund. of submitting to the Society a trust-instrument, ... This instrument is in the words and figures following:— Historical trust fund. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1845)
"It is" now settled that the lands may be charged with the trust fund, ... Where in the misappropriation of a trust fund it has been confused with any other ..."

5. General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in 1998: Report of the Joint edited by William Roth, Bill Archer (2000)
"(2) An excise tax imposed at graduated rates on highway tires weighing more than 40 pounds; and Aquatic Resources trust fund and National Recreational ..."

6. Parliamentary Debates: Senate and House of Representatives by Australia Parliament (1911)
"'1'lie balance of last year's surplus, namely, j£i 16845, will remain in Trust Fund, and be available for expenditure in 1912-13. ..."

7. Paying for Highways, Airways, and Waterways: How Can Users Be Charged (1993)
"Section 1405 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 authorizes appropriations from the trust fund for construction and rehabilitation projects on ..."

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