Definitions for lucreˈlu kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lu•creˈlu kər(n.)

  1. monetary reward or gain; money.

Origin of lucre:

1350–1400; ME < L lucrum profit; akin to OE lēan reward, OS, OHG lōn, ON, Go laun

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)

    informal terms for money

  2. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings(noun)

    the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

Wiktionary

  1. lucre(Noun)

    Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in a negative sense.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucre(noun)

    gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in an ill sense

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