Money vs Miserly - What's the difference?

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As a noun money

is a legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply.

As a adjective miserly is

like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money.

money

English

(money)

Noun

(wikipedia money)
  • A legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply.
  • A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value.
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  • A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value (such as a monetary union).
  • Hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks, credit cards, or credit more generally.
  • The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits.
  • Wealth.
  • An item of value between two parties used for the exchange of goods or services.
  • A person who funds an operation.
  • (as a modifier) Of or pertaining to money ; monetary.
  • Synonyms

    * beer tickets, bread, bucks, cake, cash, cheddar, coin, cream, currency, dinars, dosh, dough, ends, folding stuff, funds, geld, gelt, greenbacks, jack, legal tender, lolly, moolah, lucre, paper, pennies, readies, sheets, shrapnel, spends, spondulicks, sterling, wonga * (generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value) * (currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value) * (hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins) * See also

    Derived terms

    * bad money * bank money * bar money * black money * blood money * bullet money * call money * cash money * caution money * checkbook money * coat money * conduct money * conscience money * cost of money * credit money * current money * deposit money * dirty money * dispatch money * door money * earnest money * easy money * even money * fiat money * folding money * foreign money * front money * full-bodied money * fun money * funny money * get one's money's worth * gun money * hard money * head money * hot money * house money * hush money * if money * in the money * key money * lawful money * mad money * maundy money * money belt * money broker * money changer * money changing * money chest * money clip * money cowrie * money crop * money doesn't grow on trees * money economy * money illusion * money laundering * moneymaker * money makes the world go round * money market * money of account * money order * money pit * money plant * money rate * money scrivener * money supply * money spider * money spinner * money's worth * Monopoly money * near-money * necessity money * neutral money * new money * old money * paper money * pin money * plastic money * plate money * play money * pocket money * power of money * price of money * prize money * protection money * push money * ready money * rent money * representative money * run for one's money * seed money * ship money * side money * silly money * sin money * sit down money * smart money * spending money * sound money * standard money * till money * time money * time is money * token money * tribute money * trophy money * up-front money * value for money

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    miserly

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also