4. Monetary Relations


[Antonyms: poverty.]

[Nouns] wealth, riches, fortune, handsome fortune, opulence, affluence; good circumstances, easy circumstances; independence; competence (sufficiency) [more]; solvency.

provision, livelihood, maintenance; alimony, dowry; means, resources, substance; property [more]; command of money.

income [more]; capital, money; round sum (treasure) [more]; mint of money, mine of wealth, El Dorado, bonanza, Pacatolus, Golconda, Potosi.

long purse, full purse, well lined purse, heavy purse; purse of Fortunatus; embarras de richesses.

pelf, Mammon, lucre, filthy lucre; loaves and fishes.

rich man, moneyed man, warm man; man of substance; capitalist, millionaire, tippybob, Nabob, Croesus, idas, Plutus, Dives, Timon of Athens; Timocracy, Plutocracy; Danae.

[Verbs] be rich; roll in wealth, roll in riches, wallow in wealth, wallow in riches.

afford, well afford; command money, command a sum; make both ends meet, hold one's head above water.

become rich; fill one's pocket (treasury) [more]; feather one's nest, make a fortune; make money (acquire) [more].

enrich, imburse.

worship Mammon, worship the golden calf.

[Adjectives] wealthy, rich, affluent, opulent, moneyed, monied, worth much; well to do, well off; warm; well, well provided for.

made of money; rich as Croesus; rolling in riches, rolling in wealth.

flush, flush of cash, flush of money, flush of tin; in funds, in cash, in full feather; solvent, pecunious, out of debt, all straight.

[Phrases] one's ship coming in.

amour fait beaucoup mais argent fait tout; aurea rumpunt tecta quietem [Seneca]; magna servitus ist magna fortuna; "mammon, the least erected spirit that fell from Heaven" [Paradise Lost]; opum furiata cupido [Ovid]; vera prosperita e non aver necessita; wie gewonnen so zerronnen.

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