for love or money

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of for love or money

informal
: for anything used to give added force to a negative statement
  • We couldn't get him to go along for love or money.

Word by Word Definitions

love play
  1. : strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties

  2. : attraction based on sexual desire : affection and tenderness felt by lovers

  3. : affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests

  1. : to hold dear : cherish

  2. : to feel a lover's passion, devotion, or tenderness for

  3. : caress

money play
  1. : something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: such as

  2. : officially coined or stamped metal currency

  3. : money of account

  1. : involving or reliable in a crucial situation


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