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Definitions of dollar

  1.   a United States coin worth one dollar; " the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"
  2.   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.   The value of a dollar; the unit commonly employed in the United States in reckoning money values.
  4.   A silver coin of the United States, worth 100 cents, or about 4s. 2d. sterling; a coin of different values current in other parts.
  5.   A silver coin used in the United States and Canada equal to one hundred cents; a bank note, treasury note, etc., of the legal value of one hundred cents; a coin of various other countries.
  6.   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.
  7.   a symbol of commercialism or greed; " he worships the almighty dollar"; " the dollar sign means little to him"
  8.   the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
  9.   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.
  10.   Silver coin of the United States, worth 100 cents.
  11.   A silver coin in U. S. and Canada, of the value of from 4s. 2d. to 4s. 4d; a silver coin current in Holland, Germany, Spain, & c., varying in value up to five shillings English.
  12.   ( United States) a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  13.   A money denomination of the United States, worth 100 cents.
  14.   a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  15.   The monetary unit of the United States and Canada, equal to 100 cents, or about 4s. 11/ 3d. English money; also, a similar coin of various other countries.

Quotes of dollar

  1. Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. – Jim Bishop
  2. I, Joan Crawford, I believe in the dollar Everything I earn, I spend. – Joan Crawford
  3. But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries. – Martin Feldstein
  4. The more competitive value of the dollar turned around the trade deficit. – Martin Feldstein
  5. I was bargaining for time away from Hollywood, and Columbia was bargaining for money. I got what I wanted and they got what they wanted. They knew I was so anxious to do Born Yesterday that I'd have done it for a dollar They gave me the next best thing. – Judy Holliday
  6. Mr. Vice President, the most fiscally conservative thing this government has ever done, is to invest massively in the green part of the recovery. Because those green dollars are the hardest working dollars in the history of American politics. That same dollar that is being used to cut energy bills, is also cutting global warming gas emissions, is also cutting unemployment, is also cutting poverty, through retrofits it's also raising the value of homes, is also by cleaning the air, cutting asthma rates. – Van Jones
  7. In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar – Billie Jean King
  8. So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals. – Shirley Knight
  9. Republicans are for both the man and the dollar but in case of conflict the man before the dollar – Abraham Lincoln
  10. Well, now, and there's- for every dollar the federal government spends, there's real people on the other side, and so when we talk about reductions that are going to affect providers, that's going to affect hospitals and doctors and others. – Franklin Raines
  11. Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5, 000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar we wouldn't have any innocent bystanders. – Chris Rock
  12. Chances are the movements of the euro as against the dollar will be relatively moderate. – Robert C. Solomon
  13. The dollar is currently the principal reserve currency in the world. – Robert C. Solomon
  14. The dollar went up some eighty percent in real terms as I recall now or something like that- from '80 to '85. – Robert C. Solomon
  15. If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing, her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and get drunk with it and beat her afterwards. It was his dollar – Lucy Stone

Usage examples for dollar

  1. Why, in your case you would put a two- thousand- dollar policy in danger to save a few miserable dollars. ” – The Best Policy by Elliott Flower
  2. Guess it's wuth a dollar – The Jonathan Papers by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
  3. Not a white man's horse won a dollar in the race. ” – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  4. Will they make you pay a dollar for each of us, papa? ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  5. When do I git that dollar the first one? ” – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  6. It shows not a single dent or bend, and inside is as bright as a dollar – Camp and Trail by Stewart Edward White
  7. How much do you suppose they get- think they must get as much as a dollar and a half a day for doing that? ” – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  8. He wanted to fight every time he would lose a dollar so I ran him up a hand and then broke him. ” – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  9. “ I never wished a dollar more than what the law had fixed on. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  10. The merchant had returned to him a fifty- dollar note and another of ten. ” – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  11. “ I'll have you cut down your force if necessary and string the last dollar and last day's work out till my three months' grace is up. ” – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  12. He accordingly called her in, and showing her a bright silver dollar asked her if she thought it good enough pay for a short answer to a simple question. ” – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  13. “ I not only failed to get ahead by so much as a single dollar but I had never had really enough of anything. ” – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  14. “ " Wouldn't tell you for a dollar he replied, smiling. ” – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  15. But Don don't get him back fur no dollar I tell you. ” – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  16. They had intended riding along the Dollar Sign road, past Talpers's and the agency, and back to their camp. ” – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  17. You won't get a dollar – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  18. Why shouldn't it concern me to spoil a pair of nine dollar shoes? ” – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  19. The man without an occupation or a dollar in his pocket does not, as a rule, find life very easy. ” – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  20. “ I expect you've made as much as half a dollar – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin

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