Cashola vs. Money



(slang) cash; money.


A legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply.


Cashola, stylized Ca$hola, was a video lottery game offered by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) from July 2006 to May 2011. Cashola was the first US multi-jurisdictional video lottery game.


A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value.

‘Before colonial times cowry shells imported from Mauritius were used as money in Western Africa.’;


A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value (such as a monetary union).

‘money supply;’; ‘money market’;


Hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks, credit cards, or credit more generally.


The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits.


Wealth; a person, family or class that possesses wealth


An item of value between two or more parties used for the exchange of goods or services.


A person who funds an operation.


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.

‘To prevent such abuses, . . . it has been found necessary . . . to affix a public stamp upon certain quantities of such particular metals, as were in those countries commonly made use of to purchase goods. Hence the origin of coined money, and of those public offices called mints.’;


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.


Any article used as a medium of payment in financial transactions, such as checks drawn on checking accounts.


Any form of wealth which affects a person's propensity to spend, such as checking accounts or time deposits in banks, credit accounts, letters of credit, etc. Various aggregates of money in different forms are given different names, such as M-1, the total sum of all currency in circulation plus all money in demand deposit accounts (checking accounts).


In general, wealth; property; as, he has much money in land, or in stocks; to make, or lose, money.

‘The love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.’;


To supply with money.


the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender;

‘we tried to collect the money he owed us’;


wealth reckoned in terms of money;

‘all his money is in real estate’;


the official currency issued by a government or national bank;

‘he changed his money into francs’;


Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes, in a particular country or socio-economic context. The main functions of money are distinguished as: a medium of exchange, a unit of account, a store of value and sometimes, a standard of deferred payment.

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