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Definition of Money


  1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by the sovereign authority as a medium of exchange in financial transactions between citizens and with government; also, any number of such pieces; coin.
  2. Any written or stamped promise, certificate, or order, as a government note, a bank note, a certificate of deposit, etc., which is payable in standard coined money and is lawfully current in lieu of it; in a comprehensive sense, any currency usually and lawfully employed in buying and selling.
  3. In general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money.
  4. To supply with money.
  5. Silver coins or money of the nominal value of 1d., 2d., 3d., and 4d., struck annually for the Maundy alms.

Money Quotations

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Oscar Wilde

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. - John Ruskin
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
John Ruskin

Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
Benjamin Franklin

The lack of money is the root of all evil.
Mark Twain

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
Ayn Rand
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Money Translations

money in Afrikaans is geld
money in Danish is penge
money in Dutch is poen, geld
money in Finnish is raha
money in French is monnaie
money in German is Geld
money in Italian is denaro, soldi, quattrini
money in Latin is argentum, pecunia
money in Norwegian is penger
money in Portuguese is dinheiro
money in Spanish is pecunia, dinero
money in Swedish is pengar, penningar

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