in the money

Definition of in the money

  1. 1 US :  among the top three finishers in a race (such as a horse race) Whatever horse I bet on, it never finishes in the money.

  2. 2 informal :  having lots of money They struggled for many years but now they're in the money.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  officially coined or stamped metal currency

    :  money of account

  1. :  involving or reliable in a crucial situation

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a brief usually trivial fact

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