(n.) A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by the sovereign authority as a medium of exchange in financial transactions between citizens and with government; also, any number of such pieces; coin.
(n.) Any written or stamped promise, certificate, or order, as a government note, a bank note, a certificate of deposit, etc., which is payable in standard coined money and is lawfully current in lieu of it; in a comprehensive sense, any currency usually and lawfully employed in buying and selling.
(n.) In general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money.
(v. t.) To supply with money.
(1) Richard Bull Woodbridge, Suffolk • Why does Britain need Chinese money to build a new atomic generator ( Letters , 20 October)?
(2) However, used effectively, credit can help you to make the most of your money - so long as you are careful!
(3) Madrid now hopes that a growing clamour for future rescues of Europe's banks to be done directly, without money going via governments, may still allow it to avoid accepting loans that would add to an already fast-growing national debt.
(4) Adding a layer of private pensions, it was thought, does not involve Government mechanisms and keeps the money in the private sector.
(5) We could do with similar action to cut out botnets and spam, but there aren't any big-money lobbyists coming to Mandelson pleading loss of business through those.
(6) I hope they fight for the money to make their jobs worth doing, because it's only with the money (a drop in the ocean though it may be) that they'll be able to do anything.
(7) More evil than Clocky , the alarm clock that rolls away when you reach out to silence it, or the Puzzle Alarm , which makes you complete a simple puzzle before it'll go quiet, the Money Shredding Alarm Clock methodically destroys your cash unless you rouse yourself.
(8) A good example is Apple TV: Can it possibly generate real money at $100 a puck?
(9) The London Olympics delivered its undeniable panache by throwing a large amount of money at a small number of people who were set a simple goal.
(10) It just means there won't be any money when another child is in need.
(11) There were soon tales of claimants dying after having had money withdrawn, but the real administrative problem was the explosion of appeals, which very often succeeded because many medical problems were being routinely ignored at the earlier stage.
(12) The headteacher of the school featured in the reality television series Educating Essex has described using his own money to buy a winter coat for a boy whose parents could not afford one, in a symptom of an escalating economic crisis that has seen the number of pupils in the area taking home food parcels triple in a year.
(13) For me, it would be to protect the young and vulnerable, to reduce crime, to improve health, to promote security and development, to provide good value for money and to protect.
(14) But there was a clear penalty on Diego Costa – it is a waste of time and money to have officials by the side of the goal because normally they do nothing – and David Luiz’s elbow I didn’t see, I confess.
(15) "I have tried to borrow the money, but it was simply impossible."
(16) I would like to see much more of that money go down to the grassroots.” The Premier League argues that its focus must remain on investing in the best players and facilities and claims it invests more in so-called “good causes” than any other football league.
(17) The money will initially be sought from governments.
(18) They can go into the money markets: a highly male-dominated industry.
(19) For more than half a century, Saudi leaders manipulated the United States by feeding our oil addiction, lavishing money on politicians, helping to finance American wars, and buying billions of dollars in weaponry from US companies.
(20) For Burroughs, who had been publishing ground-breaking books for 20 years without much appreciable financial return, it was association with fame and the music industry, as well as the possible benefits: a wider readership, film hook-ups and more money.
(n.) A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality.
(n.) Success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity.
(n.) Vigorous growth, as of a plant.
(n.) One of several species of flowering plants of the genera Statice and Armeria.
(1) Since when did thrift become so synonymous with the middle classes?
(2) Pledging to replace "Labour's spendaholic government with a new government of thrift", he said: "With a Conservative government, if ministers want to impress the boss, they'll have to make their budgets smaller, not bigger.
(3) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won best new artist and received three awards in the rap field before the show began with best rap album for The Heist and best rap performance and best rap song for Thrift Shop.
(4) Bovine viral diarrhea virus was believed to be the cause of ill-thrift since birth, resulting in death of a Holstein calf.
(5) As he reminded us, "Keynes talked about a ' paradox of thrift ': everyone and every country being individually wise but collectively foolish – leading to a downward spiral."
(6) However, studies on the aetiology of ill-thrift in young sheep indicate that arthropod-borne anaemia-producing pathogens are an important contributing factor, which cannot readily be diagnosed and controlled.
(7) Very few would argue with advising consolidation and thrift to an individual trying to bring debt under control.
(8) Festival curator Wayne Hemingway says thrift is not about buying more stuff for less, but about consuming more intelligently, reusing, recycling and thinking creatively about the way we live and consume.
(9) Savings are generally seen as benign and the result of virtue and thrift, but they are dangerous when handed to investment managers under pressure to produce high returns.
(10) Many of the new Thatcher-era first-time buyers gained their ownership through the right to buy scheme, giving council tenants the right, for the first time, to buy their homes at a hefty discount – about which Thatcher had initial reservations, due to her instinctive thrift.
(11) 2) At school the kids wore hippy dresses from thrift stores, and people made their own clothes.
(12) Two Parisian dudes who've just given us a lesson in the art of pool slides and thrift shopping.
(13) As a little girl, she'd visit thrift shops with her mother for outfits and back at home she amassed a suitcase of prom dresses.
(14) I pondered this as I sat in my regrettably pricey train seat on the way to the UK's first Festival of Thrift last weekend, held in Darlington.
(15) The Tory leader hammered away at the need for government to deliver "more for less", for "a government of thrift" and for "big changes for government and the role of the state".
(16) It's between Blurred Lines, Get Lucky, Thrift Shop, Diamonds and Locked Out Of Heaven.
(17) E. ovis, either alone or in combination with one or more of these parasites, caused a severe prolonged anaemia accompanied by the development of ill-thrift.
(18) However, in heavily infected flocks, economically significant disease does occur, mainly apparent as ill-thrift and chronic respiratory disease (maedi) in older ewes and as an indurative mastitis, which can result in delayed weight gain of suckled lambs.
(19) Antibiotic-resistant STIs are a way to remind ourselves of the dignity of the NHS project, its elegant combination of generosity, ambition and meaningful thrift, investing in a population because they’re worth it, whatever they’ve been up to.
(20) They are often reluctant to use taxis when accessible public transport isn't available, ending up home and alone, because of long-learned lessons about thrift.