also monied adjective Date: 15th century 1. having money ; wealthy 2. consisting in or derived from money

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  • Moneyed — Mon eyed, adv. 1. Supplied with money; having money; wealthy; as, moneyed men. [Also spelled {monied}.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Converted into money; coined. [1913 Webster] If exportation will not balance importation, away must your silver go… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moneyed — mon‧eyed [ˈmʌnid] also monied adjective [only before a noun] formal monied people are rich and powerful: • the monied elite who have traditionally run Mexico s banks and conglomerates * * * moneyed UK US /ˈmʌnid/ adjective …   Financial and business terms

  • moneyed — mon·eyed / mə nēd/ adj: consisting in or derived from money a moneyed obligation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. moneyed …   Law dictionary

  • moneyed — [mun′ēd] adj. 1. having much money; rich 2. consisting of, derived from, or representing money [moneyed interests] …   English World dictionary

  • moneyed — (adj.) having money, mid 15c., from pp. of Middle English verb monien to supply with money (see MONEY (Cf. money) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • moneyed — meaning ‘wealthy’, is spelt eyed in preference to monied …   Modern English usage

  • moneyed — [adj] rich affluent, fat cat*, flush*, leisure class*, loaded*, opulent, prosperous, upper class, upscale, uptown, wealthy, wellheeled*, well off*, well to do*; concept 334 Ant. destitute, poor …   New thesaurus

  • moneyed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having much money; affluent …   English terms dictionary

  • moneyed — /mun eed/, adj. 1. having much money; wealthy. 2. of or pertaining to the wealthy: moneyed interests. [1425 75; late ME; see MONEY, ED3] Syn. 1. rich, affluent, prosperous. * * * …   Universalium

  • moneyed — adj. Moneyed is used with these nouns: ↑elite …   Collocations dictionary

  • moneyed — [[t]mʌ̱nid[/t]] also monied ADJ A moneyed person has a lot of money. [FORMAL] Fear of crime among Japan s new monied classes is rising rapidly. Syn: affluent …   English dictionary

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