monetize

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verb mon·e·tize \ˈmä-nə-ˌtīz also ˈmə-\

Definition of monetize

monetized

;

monetizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to coin into money; also :  to establish as legal tender

  3. 2 :  to purchase (public or private debt) and thereby free for other uses moneys that would have been devoted to debt service

  4. 3 :  to utilize (something of value) as a source of profit

monetizable

\-ˌtī-zə-bəl\ adjective

monetization

play \ˌmä-nə-tə-ˈzā-shən also ˌmə-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of monetize

Latin moneta


First Known Use: circa 1879


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monetize

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transitive verb mon·e·tize \ˈmä-nə-ˌtīz\

Legal Definition of monetize

monetized

monetizing

  1. 1 :  to coin into money; also :  to establish as legal tender

  2. 2 :  to purchase (public or private debt) and thereby free for other uses moneys that would have been devoted to debt service

  3. 3 :  to utilize (something of value) as a source of profit



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