from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To restore to use as legal tender: remonetize silver.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To monetize again.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To restore to use as money.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To restore to circulation in the shape of money; make again a legal or standard money of account, as gold or silver coin. Also spelled remonetise.
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To remonetize silver upon the old standard, and make it a legal tender for all private and public debts, will be considered by the whole civilized world as an act of repudiation on the part of the federal government, and cast a stain upon our national credit, which has hitherto stood as high and bright as that of any government in the world.
And, fellow cheese-mongers, you are doing yourselves great injustice that you do not petition congress to pass a bill to remonetize cheese.
And, fellow cheese mongers, you are doing yourselves great injustice that you do not petition congress to pass a bill to remonetize cheese.
If we act here with prudence, wisdom, and firmness, we shall not only successfully remonetize silver and bring it into general use as money in our own country, but the influence of our example will be potential among all European nations, with the possible exception of England.
But our line of policy in a joint movement with other nations to remonetize is very simple and very direct.
To remonetize it now as though the facts and circumstances of that day were surrounding us, is to wilfully and blindly deceive ourselves.
I believe then if Germany were to remonetize silver and the kingdoms and states of the Latin Union were to reopen their mints, silver would at once resume its former relation with gold.
-- Three members of the Commission, John P. Jones and Louis V. Bogy of the Senate, and George Willard, a representative from Michigan, believed that the United States should remonetize silver without regard to the future policy of Europe, and that a law should be passed fixing 15½ to 1 as the standard of relative value between silver and gold in this country.
Add to this the movement to remonetize silver though the use of the Mexican Libertad and it’s obvious that demand for a safe haven from paper money is growing.
Will you remonetize silver and place it back where it was before it was excluded from the mints of the United States and Europe? "
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