Money - (n.) 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.
Money - (n.) 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.
Money - (n.) In general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money.
Money - (v. t.) To supply with money.
Blood money - () Money paid to the next of kin of a person who has been killed by another.
Blood money - () Money obtained as the price, or at the cost, of another's life; -- said of a reward for supporting a capital charge, of money obtained for betraying a fugitive or for committing murder, or of money obtained from the sale of that which will destroy the purchaser.
Moneys - (pl. ) of Money
Moneyage - (n.) A tax paid to the first two Norman kings of England to prevent them from debashing the coin.
Moneyage - (n.) Mintage; coinage.
Moneyed - (adv.) Supplied with money; having money; wealthy; as, moneyey men.
Moneyed - (adv.) Converted into money; coined.
Moneyed - (adv.) Consisting in, or composed of, money.
Moneyer - (n.) A person who deals in money; banker or broker.
Moneyer - (n.) An authorized coiner of money.
Moneyless - (a.) Destitute of money; penniless; impecunious.
Money-maker - (n.) One who coins or prints money; also, a counterfeiter of money.
Money-maker - (n.) One who accumulates money or wealth; specifically, one who makes money-getting his governing motive.
Money-making - (n.) The act or process of making money; the acquisition and accumulation of wealth.
Money-making - (a.) Affording profitable returns; lucrative; as, a money-making business.
Money-making - (a.) Sussessful in gaining money, and devoted to that aim; as, a money-making man.
Moneywort - (n.) A trailing plant (Lysimachia Nummularia), with rounded opposite leaves and solitary yellow flowers in their axils.
Undermoneyed - (a.) Bribed.
Unmoneyed - (a.) Destitute of money; not rich.
Money - n. 1 coins and banknotes as a medium of exchange. 2 (pl. -eys or -ies) (in pl.) Sums of money. 3 a wealth. B wealth as power (money talks). C rich person or family (married into money). for my money in my opinion; for my preference. In the money colloq. Having or winning a lot of money. Money for jam (or old rope) colloq. Profit for little or no trouble. [latin moneta]
Big money - n. Large amounts of money.
Blood-money - n. 1 money paid as compensation for a death. 2 money paid to a killer.
Conscience money - n. Sum paid to relieve one's conscience, esp. Regarding a payment previously evaded.
Danger money - n. Extra payment for dangerous work.
Even money - n. Betting odds offering the gambler the chance of winning the amount staked.
Hot money - n. Capital frequently transferred.
Hush money - n. Slang money paid to ensure discretion.
Maundy money - n. Specially minted silver coins distributed by the british sovereign on maundy thursday.
Moneybags - n.pl. (treated as sing.) Colloq. Usu. Derog. Wealthy person.
Moneyed - adj. Wealthy.
Money-grubber - n. Colloq. Person greedily intent on amassing money. money-grubbing n. & adj.
Moneylender - n. Person who lends money at interest.
Moneymaker - n. 1 person who earns much money. 2 thing, idea, etc., that produces much money. moneymaking n. & adj.
Money market - n. Trade in short-term stocks, loans, etc.
Money order - n. Order for payment of a specified sum, issued by a bank or post office.
Money-spinner - n. Thing that brings in a profit.
Money's worth - see *one's money's-worth.
One's money's-worth - n. Good value for one's money.
Paper money - n. Banknotes.
Pin-money - n. 1 hist. Allowance to a woman from her husband. 2 very small sum of money.
Pocket money - n. Money for minor expenses, esp. Given to children.
Ready money - n. 1 actual coin or notes. 2 payment on the spot.
Real money - n. Current coin; cash.
Smart money - n. Money invested by people with expert knowledge.
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