see dollar signs

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of see dollar signs

:to see a way to earn money
  • Where other people saw junk, she saw dollar signs.

Word by Word Definitions

see play
  1. : to perceive by the eye

  2. : to perceive or detect as if by sight

  3. : to have experience of : undergo

  1. : cathedra

  2. : a cathedral town

  3. : a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority

dollar play
  1. : taler

  2. : any of numerous coins patterned after the taler (such as a Spanish peso)

  3. : any of various basic monetary units (as in the U.S. and Canada) — see Money Table

sign play signs
  1. : a motion or gesture by which a thought is expressed or a command or wish made known

  2. : signal

  3. : a fundamental linguistic unit that designates an object or relation or has a purely syntactic function

  1. : cross

  2. : to place a sign on or mark by signs

  3. : to represent or indicate by a sign


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