What does Monetary mean?

Definitions for Monetary
ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-Mon·e·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monetary, pecuniaryadjective

    relating to or involving money

    "monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"


  1. monetaryadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.

  2. Etymology: from monetarius, from monetarius, from moneta

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monetaryadjective

    of or pertaining to money, or consisting of money; pecuniary

  2. Etymology: [L. monetarius belonging to a mint. See Money.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Monetary

    mun′e-tar-i, adj. relating to money or moneyed affairs: consisting of money.—n. Monetisā′tion.—v.t. Mon′etise, to give the character of money to, to coin as money.—Monetary unit, the unit of currency—the pound sterling.

Editors Contribution

  1. Monetary

    Money related, the interest rate payable .

    gain a government's monetary policy.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 9, 2021  

  2. monetary

    Relating to or involving currency or money.

    The central bank has the role and responsibility to create monetary policy for the country and does so easily and effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monetary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3355

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monetary' in Adjectives Frequency: #468

Anagrams for Monetary »

  1. myronate

  2. naometry

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monetary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monetary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Monetary in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Lai:

    In addition all the capital outflows will force the PBOC to continue purchasing yuan, which is hugely destructive to the monetary base.

  2. Josh Nye:

    We don't think this is the start of a full-on easing cycle; rather, these cuts are about providing a bit more accommodation to offset trade headwinds, fifty basis points of easing would fall short of what markets are currently pricing in over the next year, but should be enough to placate investors that are concerned monetary policy has become a bit too restrictive.

  3. Jayati Ghosh:

    It's based on the premise that school education cannot be done by governments, but only by micro institutions, and that you can improve accountability and achieve targets with rather weak measurements and monetary incentives, there is definitely a gap in education, but to think you can fix it with a 15 percent return is just wrong. The government is completely reneging its responsibility.

  4. Denis Beau:

    If they were to take off, they would raise additional issues in terms of competition, policy, financial stability and monetary policy, it's really important that this is understood and the risks are addressed before any possible rollout.

  5. Ted Weisberg:

    People have been spoiled, you had spring of 2009 to the end of 2014. The rising tide floated a lot of ships, but that rising tide was driven by Fed monetary policy.

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