Meaning of MONEY in English

[mon.ey] n, pl moneys or mon.ies often attrib [ME moneye, fr. MF moneie, fr. L moneta mint, money--more at mint] (14c) 1: something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: as a: officially coined or stamped metal currency b: money of account c: paper money

2. a: wealth reckoned in terms of money b: an amount of money c pl: sums of money: funds

3: a form or denomination of coin or paper money

4. a: the first, second, and third place winners (as in a horse or dog race)--usu. used in the phrases in the money or out of the money b: prize money "his horse took third ~"

5. a: persons or interests possessing or controlling great wealth b: a position of wealth "born into ~" -- for one's money : according to one's preference or opinion -- on the money : exactly right or accurate "her intuition was right on the money"

[2]money adj (1935): involving or reliable in a crucial situation "a ~ player" "a ~ pitch"

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.