› the coins or bills with their value on them that are used to buy things, or the total amount of these that someone has: I need a dollar – have you got any money on you? There’s not much money in our savings account. We spent a lot of money redecorating the house. I save money on groceries by using coupons. He makes a lot of money as a contractor. The job wasn’t exciting, but the money (= amount of pay) was good.