Paper money from different countries.
paper money definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
non-interest-bearing notes, as dollar bills, issued by a government or its banks as legal tender: the term may include checks, drafts, money orders, etc.
paper money definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Currency in the form of government notes and bank notes.
paper money - Business Definition
Official paper currency issued by a government or central bank that is acceptable as payment for debts and a medium of exchange.
Variant of money
noun pl. moneys or monies
- standard pieces of gold, silver, copper, nickel, etc., stamped by government authority and used as a medium of exchange and measure of value; coin or coinsalso called hard money
- any paper note issued by a government or an authorized bank and used in the same way; bank notes; billsalso called paper money
- standard pieces of gold, silver, copper, nickel, etc., stamped by government authority and used as a medium of exchange and measure of value; coin or coins
- any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
- any definite or indefinite sum of money
- property; possessions; wealth
- very wealthy persons or groups
- any form or denomination of legally current money
- money of account
- money won as a prize
- sums of money
Origin: Old French moneie ; from Classical Latin moneta, a mint
- moneyless adjective