What does monetary mean?

Definitions for monetaryˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. monetary, pecuniary(adj)

    relating to or involving money

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


  1. monetary(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.

  2. Origin: from monetarius, from monetarius, from moneta

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monetary(adj)

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

  2. Origin: [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.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. India Governor Raghuram Rajan:

    Monetary stimulus has largely run its course.

  2. Chen Zhizhong:

    And monetary easing is no longer a factor in our discussions.

  3. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble:

    Fiscal as well as monetary policies have reached their limits.

  4. Liu Haiying:

    The central bank needs more monetary easing measures to spur growth.

  5. Isao Kubo:

    There are fears about the end of lose monetary policy in the global market.

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