money


money
money [mun′ē]
n.
pl. moneys or monies [OFr moneie < L moneta, a MINT1]
1.
a) standard pieces of gold, silver, copper, nickel, etc., stamped by government authority and used as a medium of exchange and measure of value; coin or coins: also called hard money
b) any paper note issued by a government or an authorized bank and used in the same way; bank notes; bills: also called paper money: see the table of monetary units in the Reference Supplement
2. any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
3. any definite or indefinite sum of money
4. property; possessions; wealth
5. very wealthy persons or groups
6. any form or denomination of legally current money
7. MONEY OF ACCOUNT
8. money won as a prize
9. [pl.] sums of money
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for one's money
Informal for one's choice; in one's opinion
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have money to burn
Informal to have more money than one needs, so that some can be spent foolishly
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in the money Slang
1. among the winners, as in a contest, race, etc.
2. prosperous; wealthy; successful
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make money
to gain profits; become wealthy
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one's money's worth
full value or benefit
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on the money Slang
exact; correct [the prediction was right on the money]
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put money into
to invest money in
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put money on
to bet on
moneyless
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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