Money Definitions

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Money - something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
 
Money – something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
 
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Accrue - To accumulate or be added periodically
 
Accrue – To accumulate or be added periodically
 
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Entire property of a person or estate, applicable or subject to the payment of debts
 
Assets – Entire property of a person or estate, applicable or subject to the payment of debts
 
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Digital currency in which encryption techniques verify the transfer of funds in a peer-to-peer network
 
Bitcoin – Digital currency in which encryption techniques verify the transfer of funds in a peer-to-peer network
 
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Finance: To borrow money with intention of interning the same, plus interest
 
Borrow – Finance: To borrow money with intention of interning the same, plus interest
 
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A commercial or industrial enterprise; or mercantile activity engaged in as a means of livelihood
 
Business – A commercial or industrial enterprise; or mercantile activity engaged in as a means of livelihood
 
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Cash - Ready money: (Money) or it's equivalent (such as a debit card) paid for goods or services at the time of purchase
 
Cash – Ready money: (Money) or it’s equivalent (such as a debit card) paid for goods or services at the time of purchase
 
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Credit Defined
 
Credit – the balance in a person’s favor in an account or an amount placed at a person’s disposal by a creditor
 
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Currency - Something (such as coins, treasury notes and banknotes) that is in circulation as a medium of exchange
 
Currency – Something (such as coins, treasury notes and banknotes) that is in circulation as a medium of exchange
 
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Money contributed to non-profit organizations that is used to fund political campaigns without disclosure
 
Dark Money – contributed to non-profit organizations that is used to fund political campaigns without disclosure
 
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Various basic monetary units such as a coin, note, or token representing one dollar
 
Dollar – Various basic monetary units such as a coin, note, or token representing one dollar
 
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To receive as a return for effort and especially for work done or services rendered
 
Earn – To receive as a return for effort and especially for work done or services rendered
 
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Money obtained without especial hardship or effort. Often, money obtained unfairly or improperly
 
Easy Money – obtained without especial hardship or effort. Often, money obtained unfairly or improperly
 
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To use or engage the services of. To provide with a job that pays wages or salary
 
Employ – To use or engage the services of. To provide with a job that pays wages or salary
 
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item of business outlay chargeable against revenue for a specific period
 
Expense – item of business outlay chargeable against revenue for a specific period
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the quality or state of being happy. good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy.
 
Happiness – the quality or state of being happy. good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy.
 
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Money paid so that someone will keep information secret.  Money that a person pays to someone to hush something up
 
Hush Money – paid so that someone will keep information secret. Money that a person pays to someone to hush something up
 
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a gain or recurrent benefit that derives from capital or labor; also : the amount of such gain received in a period of time
 
Income – a gain or recurrent benefit that derives from capital or labor; also : the amount of such gain received in a period of time
 
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to receive (property) from an estate by will or through intestate succession
 
Inherit – to receive (property) from an estate by will or through intestate succession
 
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the strategic purchase or sale of assets in order to produce income or capital gains
 
Invest – the strategic purchase or sale of assets in order to produce income or capital gains.
 
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Concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money, by means of transfers to foreign banks or legitimate businesses
 
Launder Money – Concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money, by means of transfers to foreign banks or legitimate businesses
 
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A creditor or any entity to which money is owed for funds provided
 
Lender – A creditor or any entity to which money is owed for funds provided
 
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a thousand times one thousand. a number between 1,000,000 and 999,999,999, referring to an amount of money
Millions – a thousand times one thousand. a number between 1,000,000 and 999,999,999, referring to an amount of money
 
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A valuable return: Gain: the excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction
 

Profit – A valuable return: Gain: the excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction

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Having abundant possessions  and especially material wealth
 
RichHaving abundant possessions and especially material wealth
 
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a person who is owned by another and can be sold at the owner's will : of, relating to, involving, or used for slaves or slavery
 
Slave – a person who is owned by another and can be sold at the owner’s will : of, relating to, involving, or used for slaves or slavery
 
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To use money to pay for something
 
Spend – To use money to pay for something
 
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A new entrepreneurial business venture, seeking to meet a need by developing a viable business model around a product or service
 
Startup – A new entrepreneurial business venture, seeking to meet a need by developing a viable business model around a product or service
 
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attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence
 
Success – attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence
 
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Compulsory contribution to state or federal revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits
 
Taxes – Compulsory contribution to state or federal revenue, levied by the government on workers’ income and business profits
 
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A payment usually of money for labor or services usually according to contract and on an hourly or daily basis
 
Wage – A payment usually of money for labor or services usually according to contract and on an hourly or daily basis
 
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Wealth - A large amount of money and possessions : the value of all the property, money and possessions that someone or something has
 
Wealth – A large amount of money and possessions : the value of all the property, money and possessions that someone or something has
 
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Activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood. To have a job
 

Work – Activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood. To have a job

 
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