The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.
pl: moneys or: mon·ies [mə-nēz]
1 : an accepted or authorized medium of exchange
: coinage or negotiable paper issued as legal tender by a government
2 a : assets or compensation in the form of or readily convertible into cash
b : capital dealt in as a commodity to be lent, traded, or invested [mortgage available from a lender] [the supply]
: sums of money [collect tax moneys]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.