dollar meaning

  • Dollar (often represented by the peso and dollar sign $) is the name of several currencies,
  • NounPLdollars
    1. Official designation for currency in some parts of the world, including Canada, Australia, the United States, Hong Kong, and elsewhere. Its symbol is $.
      1. (by extension) Money generally.
        1. Colloquially in the United Kingdom, a quarter of a pound or one crown, historically minted as a coin of approximately the same size and composition as a then-contemporary dollar coin of the United States, and worth slightly more.
          1. (attributive, historical) Imported from the United States, and paid for in U.S. dollars. (Note: distinguish "dollar wheat", North American farmers' slogan, meaning a market price of one dollar per bushel.).
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • But governments and central banks vouched for the zombie banks, which were able to keep borrowing dollars from banks in other countries.
              • $ is the symbol for dollars in the US and some other countries.
              • Unlike us, to him money meant nothing. He would work hard for thirty dollars a month, then spend it all with his characteristic freeheartedness in an hour of relaxation.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Within this group, there’s no superstar fund with megabillions in investor dollars.
              • The guy beat the daylights out of me, and I made a dollar. My wrestling license cost five dollars.
              • By the end, the cost of the project ran into the millions of dollars.

          Meaning of dollar for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "dollar" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Difficultness: Level 1
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 9
            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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