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Definition of "moneyed" []

  • Having a great deal of money: the moneyed classes. See Synonyms at rich. (adjective)
  • Representing or arising from the possession of money or wealth: the triumph of moneyed interests over landed interests. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "moneyed" in a sentence
  • "He -- his view was unless you have the attachment of the wealthy people -- what he called the moneyed men -- to the government, the government would not survive."
  • "The "moneyed" - drug reform organizations (e.g., those supported by Soros, Sperling and Lewis) will have nothing to do with the MERP Model contending that this is far too radical."
  • "It should be emphasized that the MERP Model has intrinsic advantages over all the "tax and regulate" - models that are promoted by the "moneyed" - organizations."