money
I. noun (plural moneys or monies) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English moneye, from Anglo-French moneie, from Latin moneta mint, money — more at mint Date: 14th century 1. something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment: as a. officially coined or stamped metal currency b. money of account c. paper money 2. a. wealth reckoned in terms of money b. an amount of money c. plural sums of money ; funds 3. a form or denomination of coin or paper money 4. a. the first, second, and third place winners (as in a horse or dog race) — usually used in the phrases in the money or out of the money b. prize money <
his horse took third money
>
5. a. persons or interests possessing or controlling great wealth b. a position of wealth <
born into money
>
II. adjective Date: circa 1934 involving or reliable in a crucial situation <
a money player
>
<
a money pitch
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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