What does Dollar mean?

Definitions for Dollar
ˈdɒl ərDol·lar

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Dollar.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dollarnoun

    the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents

  2. dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clamnoun

    a piece of paper money worth one dollar

  3. dollarnoun

    a United States coin worth one dollar

    "the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"

  4. dollar, dollar mark, dollar signnoun

    a symbol of commercialism or greed

    "he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him"

GCIDE

  1. dollarnoun

    A coin of the same general weight and value as the United States silver dollar, though differing slightly in different countries, formerly current in Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and several other European countries.

  2. dollarnoun

    The value of a dollar; the unit of currency, differing in value in different countries, commonly employed in the United States and a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, parts of the Carribbean, Liberia, and several others.

Wikipedia

  1. Dollar

    Dollar is the name of more than 20 currencies. They include the Australian dollar, Brunei dollar, Canadian dollar, Hong Kong dollar, Jamaican dollar, Liberian dollar, Namibian dollar, New Taiwan dollar, New Zealand dollar, Singapore dollar, United States dollar, and several others. The symbol for most of those currencies is the dollar sign $ in the same way as many countries using peso currencies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dollarnoun

    a silver coin of the United States containing 371.25 grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is, having a total weight of 412.5 grains

  2. Dollarnoun

    a gold coin of the United States containing 23.22 grains of gold and 2.58 grains of alloy, that is, having a total weight of 25.8 grains, nine-tenths fine. It is no longer coined

  3. Dollarnoun

    a coin of the same general weight and value, though differing slightly in different countries, current in Mexico, Canada, parts of South America, also in Spain, and several other European countries

  4. Dollarnoun

    the value of a dollar; the unit commonly employed in the United States in reckoning money values

  5. Etymology: [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St. Joachim, in Bohemia. See Dale.]

Freebase

  1. Dollar

    The dollar is the name of the official currency or a banknote of many countries, territories and dependencies, including Australia, Belize, Canada, Hong Kong, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Zimbabwe, Brunei and the United States. Generally, one dollar is equal to 100 cents.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dollar

    dol′ar, n. a silver coin (= 100 cents) of U.S.A., Mexico, Singapore, &c. The U.S.A. dollar = about 4s. 2d. sterling.—adjs. Doll′ared; Doll′arless.—ns. Dollaroc′racy; Doll′arship. [Ger., short for Joachimsthaler, because first coined at the silver mines in Joachimsthal (Joachim's dale) in Bohemia—Low Ger. daler, Sw., Dan. daler.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. dollar

    A disk of metal which has eucharistic qualities; a sacred, miraculous object, contact with which is looked upon as curative and prophylactic.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dollar

    For this universally known coin, see PIECE OF EIGHT.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Dollar

    From the German Thaler, originally Joachims-Thaler, the silver out of which this coin was struck having been found in the Thal or Valley of St Joachim in Bohemia.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dollar' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4480

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dollar' in Nouns Frequency: #1189

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dollar in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dollar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Dollar in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Bagley:

    He spread money around in industrial quantities, as they say in Mexican Spanish, he was willing to pay million-dollar bribes or even more -- going from the municipality to the state up to the federal government. He was an equal opportunity corrupter.

  2. Pete Davison:

    You can set up the account for a minimum of $10 and contribute at any frequency and any dollar amount that you want, the money belongs to you. There’s no penalty for taking money out early, and no fees involved along the way.

  3. Gordon Charlop:

    I think we're on more solid footing than the last time, there could be some vulnerability in some of the tech names, given the change in the value of the dollar, but I don't get the same sense that we're over-valued at these levels the way we were the last time we got here.

  4. Gregory Whiteley:

    The fall in inflation expectations is genuine, reflecting falling commodity prices - especially in energy, (with) dollar strength restraining import prices - and ongoing subdued wage growth, the long TIPS trades have been losers all year.

  5. Erica Rannestad:

    The United States continued to import large volumes of gold jewelry in October, gold prices averaged 25 percent lower that month than a year earlier, buoying demand for jewelry made with gold amid a strong United States dollar.

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