the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
"we tried to collect the money he owed us"
wealth reckoned in terms of money
"all his money is in real estate"
the official currency issued by a government or national bank
"he changed his money into francs"
Any article used as a medium of payment in financial transactions, such as checks drawn on checking accounts.
(Economics) Any form of wealth which affects a person's propensity to spend, such as checking accounts or time deposits in banks, credit accounts, letters of credit, etc. Various aggregates of money in different forms are given different names, such as M-1, the total sum of all currency in circulation plus all money in demand deposit accounts (checking accounts).
A legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply.
A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value.
Before colonial times cowry shells imported from Mauritius were used as money in Western Africa.
A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value (such as a monetary union).
Hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks, credit cards, or credit more generally.
The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits.
He was born with money.
An item of value between two parties used for the exchange of goods or services.
A person who funds an operation.
Of or pertaining to money; monetary.
money supply, money market
Etymology: From moneie, moneye, from moneie, from moneta, from the name of the temple of Juno Moneta in Rome, where a mint was. Displaced native schat (from sceatt), feoh (from feoh).
Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes, in a particular country or socio-economic context. The main functions of money are distinguished as: a medium of exchange, a unit of account, a store of value and sometimes, a standard of deferred payment. Any item or verifiable record that fulfils these functions can be considered as money. Money is historically an emergent market phenomenon establishing a commodity money, but nearly all contemporary money systems are based on fiat money. Fiat money, like any check or note of debt, is without use value as a physical commodity. It derives its value by being declared by a government to be legal tender; that is, it must be accepted as a form of payment within the boundaries of the country, for "all debts, public and private". Counterfeit money can cause good money to lose its value. The money supply of a country consists of currency (banknotes and coins) and, depending on the particular definition used, one or more types of bank money (the balances held in checking accounts, savings accounts, and other types of bank accounts). Bank money, which consists only of records (mostly computerized in modern banking), forms by far the largest part of broad money in developed countries.
a piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by the sovereign authority as a medium of exchange in financial transactions between citizens and with government; also, any number of such pieces; coin
any written or stamped promise, certificate, or order, as a government note, a bank note, a certificate of deposit, etc., which is payable in standard coined money and is lawfully current in lieu of it; in a comprehensive sense, any currency usually and lawfully employed in buying and selling
in general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money
to supply with money
Etymology: [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See Mint place where coin is made, Mind, and cf. Moidore, Monetary.]
Money is any object or record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a given socio-economic context or country. The main functions of money are distinguished as: a medium of exchange; a unit of account; a store of value; and, occasionally in the past, a standard of deferred payment. Any kind of object or secure verifiable record that fulfills these functions can be considered money. Money is historically an emergent market phenomenon establishing a commodity money, but nearly all contemporary money systems are based on fiat money. Fiat money, like any check or note of debt, is without intrinsic use value as a physical commodity. It derives its value by being declared by a government to be legal tender; that is, it must be accepted as a form of payment within the boundaries of the country, for "all debts, public and private". Such laws in practice cause fiat money to acquire the value of any of the goods and services that it may be traded for within the nation that issues it. The money supply of a country consists of currency and bank money. Bank money, which consists only of records, forms by far the largest part of the money supply in developed nations.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mun′i, n. coin: pieces of stamped metal used in commerce: any currency used as the equivalent of money: wealth:—pl. Mon′eys.—ns. Mon′ey-bill, a bill introduced into parliament or congress for raising revenue or otherwise dealing with money; Mon′ey-brok′er, Mon′ey-chang′er, Mon′ey-scriv′ener, a broker who deals in money or exchanges.—adj. Mon′eyed, having money: rich in money: consisting in money.—ns. Mon′eyer, Mon′ier, one who coins money: a master of a mint.—adj. Mon′eyless, having no money.—ns. Mon′ey-mak′er, a coiner of counterfeit money; Mon′ey-mak′ing, act of gaining wealth.—adj. lucrative, profitable.—ns. Mon′ey-mar′ket, the market or field for the investment of money; Mon′ey-or′der, an order for money deposited at one post-office, and payable at another; Mon′ey-spī′der, or -spin′ner, a small spider of family Attidæ, supposed to bring luck; Mon′ey's-worth, something as good as money: full value; Mon′ey-tak′er, one who receives payments of money, esp. at an entrance-door.—Hard money, coin; Pot of money, a large amount of money; Ready money, money paid for a thing at the time at which it is bought: money ready for immediate payment. [O. Fr. moneie (Fr. monnaie)—L. moneta, a mint, Moneta being a surname of Juno, in whose temple at Rome money was coined.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
defined by Ruskin to be "a documentary claim to wealth, and correspondent in its nature to the title-deed of an estate."
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Society's vindication of vulgarity.
See brother, nigga.
A form of cash, banknotes, coin and electronic fund transfer.
Money is used daily in every form of life around the world.Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020
A form of official currency of a specific country created and managed by a form of national unity government and the central bank of that specific country.
We all use money every day for various reasons.Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020
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The numerical value of money in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of money in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Staying in Hong Kong is not an option anymore, i’d rather have a free future for my daughters instead of making money while they have to keep their mouths shut.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Secret Service had the Central Bank dead to rights back in 2005 for not only counterfeiting, and printing the dollar, but also its leadership for circulating the notes and laundering money, so it would seem to be a remarkable turn of events, i am extremely skeptical of the deputy governor's sincerity.
That is the most amazing, amazing, lack of honesty and integrity that I have ever seen, in wars, people die. Is that difficult to understand? Its not hard to understand. And, to say that. ...Besmirching the folks who died, thats just amazing to me, even for this majority. Tosit there and keep repeating the lie, afterlie, afterlie. ... People died when there was money we released earlier. Are we going to claim that was because we didnt give them enough money? I dont know. I get it. Yall have an agenda to push, and the clock is ticking.
I remember coming out and guys telling me you're going to make 80 percent of your money in 20 percent of your starts, the idea was basically you're going to get hot a couple of times, and that's what you wait for. And it makes sense. You're going to get hot and then peter off a little bit.
When Kenji Nonaka're going for new product innovation, the money and personnel that can be attracted in a short amount of time is amazing in the United States.
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Translations for money
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- نقود, مال, عُمْلَةٌ, نقدArabic
- অর্থ, টাকাBengali
- dinerCatalan, Valencian
- møntenhed, penge, betalingsmiddel, velstand, pengemand, valuta, rede penge, pengesum, værdigenstandDanish
- Bargeld, Vermögen, Geld, ReichtumGerman
- χρήματα, λεφτά, νόμισμα, χρήμα, μετρητά, πλούτοςGreek
- dinero, lana, pasta, real, cobres, pisto, plata, efectivoSpanish
- raha, rahoittaja, rahayksikkö, käteinen, varallisuus, maksuväline, valuutta, [[käteinen]] [[raha]], käteisvaratFinnish
- argent, liquideFrench
- jild, muntWestern Frisian
- airgead, saibhreasIrish
- airgead, airgiodScottish Gaelic
- כסף, ממון, עושרHebrew
- माल, मुद्रा, पैसा, धनHindi
- lajanHaitian Creole
- pénz, fizetőeszközHungarian
- դրամ, կանխիկ, փողArmenian
- uang, duitIndonesian
- fé, gjaldmiðill, ríkidæmi, peningurIcelandic
- soldi, moneta, palanca, valuta, conquibus, liquido, benestante, moneta di scambio, finanziatore, denaro, sverza, contante, grano, riccoItalian
- お金, 貨幣Japanese
- теңге, ақша, пұлKazakh
- ប្រាក់, លុយKhmer
- dirav, pare, pereKurdish
- mona, arhansCornish
- акча, пулKyrgyz
- GeldLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pinigai, valiuta, gryniejiLithuanian
- nauda, valūtaLatvian
- пари, готовина, валу́та, богатство, платежно средствоMacedonian
- duit, wangMalay
- ငွေကြေး, ပိုက်ဆံ, ငွေBurmese
- kontanter, pengerNorwegian
- béesoNavajo, Navaho
- ӕхцаOssetian, Ossetic
- ਪੈਸਾPanjabi, Punjabi
- pieniądze, gotówka, pieniądz, walutaPolish
- پيسېPashto, Pushto
- dinheiro, riquezaPortuguese
- muneida, munaidaRomansh
- де́ньги, нали́чные, [[платёжный, валю́та, нал, бога́тствоRussian
- धनः, अर्थःSanskrit
- nòvac, pare, но̀вац, пареSerbo-Croatian
- මුදල්Sinhala, Sinhalese
- valuta, kontanter, pengarSwedish
- shilingi, pesaSwahili
- เงิน, เงินตราThai
- para, nakit, zenginlik, servetTurkish
- پۇلUyghur, Uighur
- مال, پیساUrdu
- pul, aqchaUzbek
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