Meaning of MONEY in English

■ noun a medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes.

↘( ~s or monies ) formal sums of ~.

↘wealth or financial gain.

↘payment for work.


be in the ~ informal have or win a lot of ~.

for my ~ informal in my opinion.

~ for old rope (or for jam ) Brit. informal ~ or reward earned for little or no effort.

on the ~ N. Amer. informal accurate; correct.

put one's ~ where one's mouth is informal take action to support a statement.


~less adjective


ME: from OFr. moneie , from L. moneta 'mint, ~', orig. a title of the goddess Juno, in whose temple in Rome ~ was minted.

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