Definitions of money

  1. the official currency issued by a government or national bank; " he changed his money into francs"
  2. wealth reckoned in terms of money; " all his money is in real estate"
  3. the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; " we tried to collect the money he owed us"
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. In general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money.
  7. To supply with money.
  8. Silver coins or money of the nominal value of 1d., 2d., 3d., and 4d., struck annually for the Maundy alms.
  9. Coin; gold, silver, or other metal stamped by legal authority, and used as a means of exchange; anything, as bank notes, checks, drafts, etc., used as a means of exchange; wealth: money order, an order, usually sold by a post office, requesting the payment of money to the holder.
  10. Coin: pieces of stamped metal used in commerce: any currency used as the equivalent of money: wealth:- pl. MONEYS.
  11. Coin used in trade.
  12. A common medium of exchange, as coin or bank notes.
  13. Wealth; property.
  14. Any piece of metal, usually gold, silver, or copper, stamped by public authority, and used as the medium of exchange; bank- notes or bills of credit issued by authority; wealth. See Mint.
  15. Coin in gold, silver, or copper; stamped metallic pieces, being the legalised currency of a country; anything which passes as a money equivalent, in commercial dealings, as banknotes; wealth; affluence.

Usage examples for money

  1. Was it the money? – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  2. Suppose the money should give out before he came back? – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  3. So, a- course, I cain't take you' money. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  4. Do you get the money? – Remarks by Bill Nye
  5. There is money to be made at this. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  6. But they want money. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. What of the money? – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward