Definition of


  1. (adj, pert) relating to or involving money
    he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Monetary


Alternate forms of Monetary

Derivations: money

Origin of the word Monetary

  1. "pertaining to money," 1802, from L.L. monetarius "pertaining to money," originally "of a mint," from L. moneta "mint, coinage" (see money). Related: Monetarily. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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