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Unspecified amounts of money

amount

noun

a quantity of money

appropriation

noun

money that must be used in a particular way, according to an official decision

bailout

noun

money that someone gives or lends to a person or organization with financial problems

bankroll

noun

a supply of money for a particular purpose

blood money

noun

money paid for someone to be murdered

blood money

noun

money paid to the family of someone who has been murdered

blood money

noun

money paid to someone to allow a person close to them to be used or harmed in some way

bond

noun

an amount of money paid so that someone can leave prison before their trial

bounty

noun

money offered as a reward, especially for catching or killing a criminal

budget

noun

the amount of money a person or organization has to spend on something

budget

noun

the amount of money a government has to spend

carry-over

noun

an amount of money that has not been used within a period of time and can be kept and used later

cash flow

noun

the amount of money a person has available to spend

change

noun

the money that someone gives back to you when you give more money than it costs to buy something

the Civil List

the amount of money that the British parliament gives to members of the British royal family each year

coffers

noun

the supply of money that an organization has available to spend

contribution

noun

an amount of money or something else of value that you give in order to achieve something or to help make it successful

credit

noun

an amount of money that you have a right to, for example money that you can use to pay part of your tax bill

cut

noun

someone’s part of a total amount of money

disbursement

noun

an amount of money that is paid from a fund (=an amount of money available for a particular purpose)

discretionary income

noun

money that you have left to spend after you have paid your bills

disposable income

noun

money that you have left to spend after you have paid your taxes

double

noun

twice as much money

entitlement

noun

an amount of money that someone is entitled to receive

expenditure

noun

money spent by a government, organization, or person

figure

noun

an amount of money

firepower

noun

the amount of money or skills available

fund

noun

an amount of money that you collect, save, or invest

funding

noun

money that a government or organization provides for a specific purpose

gate

noun

the total amount of money collected from people who see a sports event or other entertainment

giveback

noun

a situation where people who work for a company agree to accept less pay or fewer advantages, in return for better pay or advantages at a later time

guarantee

noun

an amount of money or a valuable object that you leave with someone until you have paid the money that you owe or have done something that you promised to do

housekeeping

noun

money that you use to pay for the things that you need at home, for example food and electricity

ill-gotten gains

noun

money or property that someone obtained in an illegal or dishonest way

independent means

noun

income that is not earned by working

kitty

noun

an amount of money that is collected by a group to spend on a particular thing

lump sum

noun

money in a single large payment rather than small separate payments

means

noun

the amount of money or the property, income etc that someone has

nest egg

noun

an amount of money saved over a long period to use in the future

out-of-pocket expenses

noun

money that you use to pay for things that you need, but which you can get back from the person or organization that is responsible for paying

overspend

noun

an extra amount that you should not have spent

pledge

noun

an amount of money that you have promised to give an organization

pocket

noun

a supply of money that is available for spending

pocketbook

noun

an amount of money that you have to spend

position

noun

used for talking about how much money a person or organization has

pot

noun

money collected from all the members in a group for a common purpose

private income

noun

money that someone regularly receives but does not work for, for example from money that was invested

private means

noun

a private income

purse

noun

money that is available to buy or pay for something

rebate

noun

an amount of money that is officially given back to someone

receipts

noun

the total amount of money that a business or organization receives in a particular period of time

refund

noun

money that was yours that you get again, especially because you have paid too much for something or have decided you do not want it

reward

noun

money that someone receives for finding and returning something or for helping the police

seed money

noun

money that is used for starting a business or project

sinking fund

noun

money that you save in order to pay for something in the future

slush fund

noun

an amount of money that an organization, business, or political party uses for illegal purposes

slush fund

noun

an amount of money kept by a business for things that it needs to buy unexpectedly

spend

noun

the amount of money that a company or organization spends on something

spending

noun

money that is spent, especially by a government or a large organization

spending

noun

relating to the amount of money that is spent by a government or a large organization

spending money

noun

money that you spend on things that you want, not on things such as food and bills

sponsorship

noun

money given to an organization to help to pay for something, often an event

stock

noun

the total amount of money and goods that a company owns that shows how much it is worth

sum

noun

an amount of money

support

noun

money that is provided to a person or organization in order to help them to do their work or to achieve a particular aim

surplus

noun

an amount of money or goods that is left because a country or business has more than it needs

top-up

noun

an amount of money added to other money in order to reach the necessary level

war chest

noun

money that a political party or a business has available to spend on something such as an election campaign or a business deal

whip-round

noun

an occasion when you collect money for someone from a group of people

working capital

noun

the money that a business has available for immediate use

a price on someone’s head

an amount of money that has been offered as a reward for catching or killing someone

easy money/pickings

money that you get without working hard. This expression sometimes shows that you think the money is obtained dishonestly.

every penny

all of an amount of money

your last penny

all the money that you have left

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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