Definition of money
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: such as
a : officially coined or stamped metal currency newly minted money
b : money of account
c : paper money handed the bank teller a wad of money
2a : wealth reckoned in terms of money made her money in the insurance business
b : an amount of money raised the money for a new library
c moneys or monies plural : sums of money : funds the collection of tax monies
3 : a form or denomination of coin or paper money wanted his money in $10 bills
4a : the first, second, and third place winners (as in a horse or dog race) —usually used in the phrases in the money or out of the money
b : prize money his horse took third money
5a : persons or interests possessing or controlling great wealth politicians at the beck and call of money
b : a position of wealth born into money
for one's moneyon the money
: according to one's preference or opinion For my money, this is her best novel yet.
: exactly right or accurate His prediction that it would rain was right on the money.
Definition of money (Entry 2 of 2)
: involving or reliable in a crucial situation a money player a money pitch
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