HyperDic: money

English > 3 senses of the word money:
NOUNpossessionmoneythe most common medium of exchange
possessionmoneywealth reckoned in terms of money
possessionmoneythe official currency issued by a government or national bank
money > pronunciation
Soundsmah'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > money: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender.
Example"we tried to collect the money he owed us"
Part ofmoney supplyThe total stock of money in the economy
Narrowerappropriationmoney set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampuminformal terms for money
fund, monetary fundA reserve of money set aside for some purpose
shinplasterpaper money of little value issued on insufficient security
subsidization, subsidisationmoney (or other benefits) obtained as a subsidy
token moneycoins of regular issue whose face value is greater than their intrinsic value
Broadermedium of exchange, monetary systemAnything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region
Spanishdinero, divisa
Catalandiner, diners
Adjectivesmonetary, pecuniaryrelating to or involving money
Nounsmoneyera skilled worker who coins or stamps money
English > money: 3 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningwealth reckoned in terms of money.
Example"all his money is in real estate"
Narrowerpile, bundle, big bucks, megabucks, big moneyA large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
BroaderwealthProperty that has economic utility
Spanishdinero
Catalandiners
English > money: 3 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningThe official currency issued by a government or national bank.
Example"he changed his money into francs"
NarrowersterlingBritish money
BroadercurrencyThe metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
Spanishdinero, divisa, moneda
Catalandiner, diners, moneda
Adjectivesmonetaryrelating to or involving money
Nounsmoneyera skilled worker who coins or stamps money

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