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. dollar(noun)

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

  2. dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam(noun)

    a piece of paper money worth one dollar

  3. dollar(noun)

    a United States coin worth one dollar

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

  4. dollar, dollar mark, dollar sign(noun)

    a symbol of commercialism or greed

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

GCIDE

  1. dollar(n.)

    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. dollar(n.)

    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.

  3. Origin: [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.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dollar(noun)

    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. Dollar(noun)

    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. Dollar(noun)

    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. Dollar(noun)

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

  5. Origin: [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.

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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How to say Dollar in sign language?

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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. Cynthia Nixon:

    Given her stumbles on the campaign trail, [Cuomo] should treat her as a serious challenge but I don’t think he has that much to be concerned about, the million-dollar question is how much has she raised, and [we] won’t know that until July.

  2. Michael James:

    The stronger dollar, the continued hammering of the euro, equals continued lower equity prices ahead of the Fed comments next week.

  3. Niels Christensen:

    We had a pretty big move up in the dollar, so it's natural that there is a pause especially with the U.S. calendar a bit empty and little in store to push Treasury yields higher today.

  4. Le Brun:

    The markets are looking for price guidance from Janet & Co, there is scope for the dollar bulls to be disappointed this week (which) might be a driver for oil prices and the commodities complex overall.

  5. Niels Christensen:

    All these add to view that the ECB will have to act fast. Investors with long dollar positions will want to keep them and target recent lows in the euro.

Images & Illustrations of Dollar

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