- The definition of monetary is something related to money or currency.
The system wherein people pay with dollar bills and other paper money is an example of the monetary system.
monetary definition by Webster's New World
- of or having to do with the coinage or currency of a country
- of or having to do with the supply of money in an economy; specif., designating or of policy that regulates the money supply, as through the periodic adjustment of certain interest rates by a central bank
Origin: Late Latin monetarius, of a mint ; from Classical Latin moneta, a mint
- monetarily adverb
monetary definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of or relating to money.
- Of or relating to a nation's currency or coinage.
Origin: Late Latin monētārius, from Latin monēta, money, mint; see money.
- monˈe·tarˌi·ly adverb