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

  • adjective Having a great deal of money: synonym: rich.
  • adjective Representing or arising from the possession of money or wealth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Supplied with money; rich in money; having money; able to command money; wealthy; affluent.
  • Consisting of money; in the form of money: as, moneyed capital.

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

  • adverb Supplied with money; having money; wealthy.
  • adverb Converted into money; coined.
  • adverb Consisting in, or composed of, money.

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

  • adjective Alternative spelling of monied.

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

  • adjective based on or arising from the possession of money or wealth
  • adjective having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value


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