Synonyms of purse in English:

purse


See US English definition of purse

See UK English definition of purse

See Spanish definition of monedero

noun

1‘Mother opened her handbag and fished for her purse’

SYNONYMS
wallet, pouch, money bag
North American change purse, pocketbook

2‘the many things that go into a woman's purse’

SYNONYMS
handbag, bag, clutch bag, shoulder bag, evening bag, pochette
North American pocketbook
historical reticule, scrip

3‘the cost of running the schools is borne by the public purse’

SYNONYMS
fund, funds, resources, money, kitty, pool, coffers, bank, treasury, exchequer, finances, wealth, reserves, cash, capital, assets
North American fisc

4‘the fight in Berlin will net him a $75,000 purse’

SYNONYMS
prize, award, reward
prize money, winnings, stake, stakes

verb

1‘the doctor pursed his lips in thought’

SYNONYMS
press together, compress, contract, tighten, pucker, screw up, wrinkle, pout