near money


Definition of near money

: assets (such as savings accounts or government bonds) quickly and easily converted to cash

Examples of near money in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The marker stands at the site where the 14-year-old boy’s body was pulled out of the Tallahatchie River near Money, Miss. Madeleine Carlisle, Time, "New Bulletproof Historical Marker of Emmett Till's Murder Rededicated After Repeated Vandalization," 20 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of near money

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Near money.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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