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Definition of "money" []

  • A medium that can be exchanged for goods and services and is used as a measure of their values on the market, including among its forms a commodity such as gold, an officially issued coin or note, or a deposit in a checking account or other readily liquefiable account. (noun)
  • The official currency, coins, and negotiable paper notes issued by a government. (noun)
  • Assets and property considered in terms of monetary value; wealth. (noun)
  • Pecuniary profit or loss: He made money on the sale of his properties. (noun)
  • One's salary; pay: It was a terrible job, but the money was good. (noun)

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 "money" in a sentence
  • "Then comes the funding request of course, give us more money to assess and plan and blah and there you have the global warming fraud in a nutshell, wank on about non existent AGW garbage and get the rewardfunding good doggie."
  • "Even though he values his spending money, his preferences make him susceptible to being used as a ˜money pump.™"
  • "I always wondered Jake did not come forward and claim his money and beat them, but I reckon he was glad to get rid of them even at the sacrifice of his fortune, and between you and me, it was whispered sometimes that Jake had _money deposited in New York, that no one but himself_ knew anything about."