Fed

Primary Meanings of Fed

1.
n
any federal law-enforcement officer
2.
n
the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
Full Definitions of Fed
1

n any federal law-enforcement officer

Synonyms:
Federal, federal official
Type of:
agent, federal agent
any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
2

n the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies

“the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by raising and lowering short-term interest rates and the money supply”
Synonyms:
FRS, Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve System
Type of:
central bank
a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government

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