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Definitions of money

  1. 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.
  2. Coin: pieces of stamped metal used in commerce: any currency used as the equivalent of money: wealth:- pl. MONEYS.
  3. In general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money.
  4. Silver coins or money of the nominal value of 1d., 2d., 3d., and 4d., struck annually for the Maundy alms.
  5. To supply with money.
  6. 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.
  7. the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; " we tried to collect the money he owed us"
  8. wealth reckoned in terms of money; " all his money is in real estate"
  9. 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.
  10. Wealth; property.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Coin used in trade.
  14. the official currency issued by a government or national bank; " he changed his money into francs"
  15. A common medium of exchange, as coin or bank notes.
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Usage examples for money

  1. Was it the money? – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  2. What of the money? – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  3. No- not with all his money. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. Suppose the money should give out before he came back? – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  5. We use money in Central. – You Too Can Be A Millionaire by Noel Miller Loomis
  6. Money maketh the man, you know. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  7. What cannot money do in a house so poor? – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  8. They want my money, I tell you- that's what they are after. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  9. So, a- course, I cain't take you' money. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  10. But they want money. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. " 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
  12. " What's the good of your money? – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  13. "- It would take more money than we shall have. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  14. I'll get the money right away." – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  15. Do you get the money? – Remarks by Bill Nye
  16. She had money, then? – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  17. There is money to be made at this. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  18. We haven't any money. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  19. Go out and get the money. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
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