(1) Wealth reckoned in terms of money
"All his money is in real estate"
(2) The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
"We tried to collect the money he owed us"
(3) The official currency issued by a government or national bank
"He changed his money into francs"
From < (French ) < < the name of the temple of Juno Moneta in Rome, where a mint was.
- A legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply.
- A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value.
- Before colonial times cowry shells imported from Mauritius were used as money in Western Africa.
- A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value (such as a monetary union).
- Hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks, credit cards, or credit more generally.
- The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits.
- He was born with money.
- An item of value between two parties used for the exchange of goods or services.
- A person who funds an operation.
- Of or pertaining to money; monetary.
- money supply, money market