Synonyms of money in English:

money


See definition of money

noun

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

SYNONYMS

cash, hard cash, ready money

the means, the wherewithal, funds, capital, finances

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, the ready, readies, shekels, moolah, the necessary, wad, boodle, dibs, gelt, ducats, rhino, gravy, scratch, stuff, oof, folding money

British informal dosh, brass, lolly, spondulicks, wonga, ackers

North American informal dinero, greenbacks, simoleons, bucks, jack, mazuma

NZ Australian 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’

SYNONYMS

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

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

SYNONYMS

pay, salary, wages, remuneration, fee, stipend

rare emolument


Phrases

    for my money

      ‘for my money, they are the better team’

      SYNONYMS

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

    in the money

      SYNONYMS

      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

    money for old rope

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

      SYNONYMS

      a cinch, child's play, a gift, a walkover

      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

      duck soup

      NZ Australian

      a bludge

      South African

      a piece of old tackie

      dated

      a snip

      British vulgar slang

      a piece of piss

      See also easy