Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to money.
  • adjective Of or relating to a nation's currency or coinage.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to money; consisting of money.
  • Financial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to money, or consisting of money; pecuniary.
  • adjective the standard of a national currency, as the dollar in the United States, the pound in England, the peso in Mexico, the ruble in Russia, the franc in France, the mark in Germany. Also, the standard of an international currency, such as the euro used in the European union.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or involving money

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Late Latin monētārius, from Latin monēta, money, mint; see money.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

from Late Latin monetarius ("pertaining to money"), from Latin monetarius ("of a mint"), from Latin moneta ("mint", "coinage")

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