Definitions for dollar
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word dollar.
the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clamnoun
a piece of paper money worth one dollar
a United States coin worth one dollar
"the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"
dollar, dollar mark, dollar signnoun
a symbol of commercialism or greed
"he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him"
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.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A Dutch and German coin of different value, from about two shillings and sixpence to four and sixpence.
Etymology: daler, Dutch.
He disburs’d, at St. Colmeskill isle,
Ten thousand dollars for our gen’ral use. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
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.
Dollar is a unit of currency that is used in several countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia, and other nations. The term "dollar" is typically associated with the United States dollar ($), which is the most widely recognized form of currency worldwide. It is used to denote a specific amount of money or to represent economic value in various transactions and exchanges.
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
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
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
the value of a dollar; the unit commonly employed in the United States in reckoning money values
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.]
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
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
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
For this universally known coin, see PIECE OF EIGHT.
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Etymology and Origins
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.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dollar is ranked #5429 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Dollar surname appeared 6,414 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Dollar.
89.4% or 5,736 total occurrences were White.
5.2% or 336 total occurrences were Black.
1.7% or 112 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.5% or 101 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.1% or 72 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.8% or 57 total occurrences were Asian.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dollar' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4480
Rank popularity for the word 'dollar' in Nouns Frequency: #1189
The numerical value of dollar in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of dollar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
How the speculative positions are handled will depend how much the market factors in a September rate hike after the Fed meeting, i don't see big dollar longs being added even if the Fed hints of a September hike, because current positions already look stretched. But we have to remember that going long on the dollar is the current trend. With euro/dollar plays possibly saturated, players are turning their attention to dollar/yen.
I was alarmed at my doctor's report He said I was sound as a dollar.
America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
Month-end profit-taking could ultimately lend a hand to the dollar today to conclude a very difficult April for the dollar, overall we do not expect this trend to have much longer legs in May, as in our view April’s dollar correction could have instead gone too far, too quick, although we retain a bearish dollar bias for the long run.
I don't see big dollar longs being added even if the Fed hints of a September hike, because current positions already look stretched. But we have to remember that going long on the dollar is the current trend. With euro/dollar plays possibly saturated, players are turning their attention to dollar/yen.
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Translations for dollar
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- до́лар, даля́рBelarusian
- dòlarCatalan, Valencian
- δολλάριο, δολάριοGreek
- دالر, دلارPersian
- taala, dollariFinnish
- डौलर, डॉलरHindi
- 달러, 불Korean
- dloar, dolarMalay
- béesoNavajo, Navaho
- dolar, доларSerbo-Croatian
- đô la, đồng Mỹ, đô-la, đồngVietnamese
- doab, dolarVolapük
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