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. Silver coins or of the nominal value of 1d., 2d., 3d., and 4d., struck annually for the Maundy alms.
  10. 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.
  11. Coin: pieces of stamped metal used in commerce: any currency used as the equivalent of money: wealth:- pl. MONEYS.
  12. Coin used in trade.
  13. A common medium of exchange, as coin or bank notes.
  14. Wealth; property.
  15. 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.
  16. 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. They want my money I tell you- that's what they are after. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  2. What cannot money do in a house so poor? – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  3. " If you'll do that," she said, " and if you'll make me remember, I'll give you- I'll give you some money – Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  4. We use money in Central. – You Too Can Be A Millionaire by Noel Miller Loomis
  5. We haven't any money – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  6. Go out and get the money – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  7. Was it the money – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  8. Money however, was of no use there. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. " What's the good of your money – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  10. What of the money – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  11. I'll get the money right away." – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  12. Do you get the money – Remarks by Bill Nye
  13. She had money then? – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  14. No- not with all his money – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. There is money to be made at this. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  16. So, a- course, I cain't take you' money – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  17. But they want money – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. "- It would take more money than we shall have. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  19. Suppose the money should give out before he came back? – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. Money maketh the man, you know. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence