Synonyms of money in English:


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See Spanish definition of dinero


1‘I haven't got enough money to buy it’

cash, hard cash, ready money
the means, the wherewithal, funds, capital, finances, lucre, filthy lucre
banknotes, notes, paper money, coins, change, coin, coinage, silver, copper, currency, legal tender
British sterling
North American bills
North American, Australian roll
informal dough, bread, loot, shekels, moolah, the necessary, wad, boodle, dibs, gelt, ducats, rhino, gravy, scratch, stuff, oof, folding money
British informal dosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers, the ready, readies
North American informal dinero, greenbacks, simoleons, bucks, jack, mazuma
Australian, New Zealand informal Oscar
informal, dated splosh, green, tin
British dated l.s.d.
North American informal, dated kale, rocks, shinplasters
formal specie
archaic pelf

2‘she married him for his money’

wealth, riches, fortune, affluence, assets, liquid assets, resources, substance, means, deep pockets, prosperity

3‘I took the job here because the money was better’

pay, salary, wages, remuneration, fee, stipend
rare emolument


    money for old rope

    ‘I could be one of those TV pundits—money for old rope, if you ask me’

    a cinch, child's play, a gift, a walkover
    informal a doddle, a walk in the park, a piece of cake, a picnic, money for jam, a breeze, kids' stuff, a cushy job, a cushy number, a doss, a cakewalk, a pushover
    North American informal duck soup
    Australian, New Zealand informal a bludge
    South African informal a piece of old tackie
    dated a snip
    British vulgar slang a piece of piss
    in the money

    rich, wealthy, affluent, well-to-do, well off, prosperous, moneyed, in clover, opulent
    informal rolling in it, rolling in money, loaded, stinking rich, well heeled, flush, made of money, in easy street, on easy street
    informal, dated oofy
    British informal quids in
    for my money

    ‘for my money, they are the better team’

    in my opinion, to my mind, in my view, as I see it, to my way of thinking, according to my way of thinking, from my standpoint, personally, in my estimation, in my judgement, in my book, if you ask me