1. Noun.  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.
  2. Noun.  A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value.
  3. Noun.  A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value (such as a monetary union).
  4. Noun.  Hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks, credit cards, or credit more generally.
  5. Noun.  The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits.
  6. Noun.  Wealth.
  7. Noun.  An item of value between two parties used for the exchange of goods or services.
  8. Noun.  A person who funds an operation.
  9. Noun.  (context, as a modifier) Of or pertaining to '''money'''; monetary.

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