moneys

moneys
a) (used in the sense of plural of coins and bills)

All the moneys collected for the poor was wasted in fund raising.

b) Collectively money

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  • moneys — The natural plural in the meaning ‘sums of money’ is moneys, but monies took hold in 19c accounting circles and has penetrated into ordinary usage: • Certain monies had been put aside for them Anita Brookner, 1988. Nonetheless, moneys is… …   Modern English usage

  • moneys — index cash Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moneys — UK US /ˈmʌniz/ noun [plural] FORMAL ► MONEY(Cf. ↑money) …   Financial and business terms

  • Moneys — Money Mon ey, n.; pl. {Moneys}. [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See {Mint} place where coin is made, {Mind}, and cf. {Moidore}, {Monetary}.] 1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moneys borrowed — index loan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moneys expended — index disbursement (funds paid out) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moneys paid out — index disbursement (funds paid out) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • moneys — mon·ey || mÊŒnɪ n. coins and paper notes which have value, currency; medium of trade; wealth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moneys — The plural of money and nothing more. Mann v Mann (NY) 14 Johns 1 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • moneys — plural of money present third singular of money * * * monˈeys or monˈies plural noun (archaic and law) 1. Sums of money 2. Money • • • Main Entry: ↑money …   Useful english dictionary

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