UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmʌni/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmʌni/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(munē)

Inflections of 'money' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
mon•ey /ˈmʌni/USA pronunciation   n., pl.  mon•eys, mon•ies, adj. 
n. [uncountable]
  1. the coins and bills issued by a country to buy something:He doesn't have a lot of money with him.
  2. wealth:Money can't buy love.

adj. [before a noun]
  1. of or relating to money or finance:a money drawer.
  1. Idiomsfor my money, according to my opinion:For my money, she'd make a perfect president.
  2. Idiomsin the money, [Informal.]financially successful:Once the deal was completed his company was clearly in the money.
  3. make money, to get money by earning it:makes good money as an accountant.
  4. one's money's worth, a value equal to what one spends or has paid for something:We got our money's worth on that car.
  5. Informal Terms(right) on the money, done expertly or with great accuracy:His weather forecasts are always right on the money.

See monies.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mon•ey  (munē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  mon•eys, mon•ies, adj. 
  1. any circulating medium of exchange, including coins, paper money, and demand deposits.
  2. See  paper money. 
  3. Currencygold, silver, or other metal in pieces of convenient form stamped by public authority and issued as a medium of exchange and measure of value.
  4. any article or substance used as a medium of exchange, measure of wealth, or means of payment, as checks on demand deposit or cowrie.
  5. Currencya particular form or denomination of currency. See table under  currency. 
  6. BusinessSee  money of account. 
  7. Businesscapital to be borrowed, loaned, or invested:mortgage money.
  8. an amount or sum of money:Did you bring some money?
  9. wealth considered in terms of money:She was brought up with money.
  10. Lawmoneys or  monies, [Chiefly Law.]pecuniary sums.
  11. Businessproperty considered with reference to its pecuniary value.
  12. pecuniary profit:not for love or money.
  13. Idioms, Informal Termsfor one's money, [Informal.]with respect to one's opinion, choice, or wish:For my money, there's nothing to be gained by waiting.
  14. Informal Termsin the money: 
    • having a great deal of money;
      affluent:You can see he's in the money by all those clothes he buys.
    • first, second, or third place in a contest, esp. a horse or dog race.
  15. Idiomsmake money, to make a profit or become rich:You'll never make money as a poet.
  16. Informal Termson the money: 
    • Idiomsat just the exact spot or time;
      on target:The space shuttle landed on the money at 9:55 a.m.
    • Idiomsexhibiting or done with great accuracy or expertise:His weather forecasts are always on the money.Also,  right on the money. 
  17. Idioms, Informal Termsput one's money where one's mouth is, [Informal.]to prove the truth of one's words by actions or other evidence;
    demonstrate one's sincerity or integrity:Instead of bragging about your beautiful house, put your money where your mouth is and invite us over to see it.

  1. of or pertaining to money.
  2. used for carrying, keeping, or handling money:Have you seen my little money purse?
  3. of or pertaining to capital or finance:the money business.
money•less, adj. 
  • Latin monēta mint2, money
  • Middle French
  • Middle English moneie 1250–1300
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged coin, cash, currency, specie, change.
    • 11.See corresponding entry in Unabridged funds, capital, assets, wealth, riches.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
money /ˈmʌnɪ/ n
  1. a medium of exchange that functions as legal tender
  2. the official currency, in the form of banknotes, coins, etc, issued by a government or other authority
  3. a particular denomination or form of currency: silver money
  4. ( pl moneys, monies) formal a pecuniary sum or income
  5. an unspecified amount of paper currency or coins: money to lend
  6. for one's moneyin one's opinion
  7. in the moneyinformal well-off; rich
  8. one's money's worthfull value for the money one has paid for something
  9. put money intoto invest money in
  10. put money onto place a bet on
  1. best, most valuable, or most eagerly anticipated: the money shot, the money note
Related adjective(s): pecuniary
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French moneie, from Latin monēta coinage; see mint²
'money' also found in these entries:
Synonyms: finance, cash, more...
Collocations: [paper, real, fake, toy] money, money laundering, [dirty, good, laundered] money, more...

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