the Treasury Department

noun

Definition of the Treasury Department

: the government department that is in charge of handling a country's money

Learn More about the Treasury Department

Statistics for the Treasury Department

Cite this Entry

“The Treasury Department.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Treasury%20Department. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

Comments on the Treasury Department

What made you want to look up the Treasury Department? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!