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dol·lar

 (dŏl′ər)
n.
1. See Table at currency.
2. A coin or note that is worth one dollar.
3. Any of various historical silver coins similar to the taler, such as a piece of eight.
4. Money spent or available to be spent: boardwalk shops competing for the tourist dollar.

[Low German daler, taler, from German Taler, short for Joachimstaler, after Joachimstal (Jáchymov), a town of northwest Czech Republic where similar coins were first minted.]

dollar

(ˈdɒlə)
n
1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of the US and its dependencies, divided into 100 cents
2. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit, comprising 100 cents, of the following countries or territories: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Kiribati, Liberia, Malaysia, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, and Zimbabwe
3. (Currencies) informal Brit (formerly) five shillings or a coin of this value
4. look or feel (like) a million dollars informal to look or feel extremely well
[C16: from Low German daler, from German Taler, Thaler, short for Joachimsthaler coin made from metal mined in Joachimsthal Jachymov, town now in the Czech Republic]

dol•lar

(ˈdɒl ər)

n.
1. the basic monetary unit of various countries, including the U.S.
3. a thaler.
4. a peso.
[1545–55; earlier daler < Low German, Dutch daler]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dollar - the basic monetary unit in many countriesdollar - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
monetary unit - a unit of money
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
Australian dollar - the basic unit of money in Australia and Nauru
Bahamian dollar - the basic unit of money in the Bahamas
Barbados dollar - the basic unit of money in Barbados
Belize dollar - the basic unit of money in Belize
Bermuda dollar - the basic unit of money in Bermuda
Brunei dollar - the basic unit of money in Brunei
Canadian dollar, loonie - the basic unit of money in Canada; "the Canadian dollar has the image of loon on one side of the coin"
Cayman Islands dollar - the basic unit of money in the Cayman Islands
Dominican dollar - the basic unit of money in Dominica
Fiji dollar - the basic unit of money in Fiji
Grenada dollar - the basic unit of money in Grenada
Guyana dollar - the basic unit of money in Guyana
Hong Kong dollar - the basic unit of money in Hong Kong
Jamaican dollar - the basic unit of money in Jamaica
Kiribati dollar - the basic unit of money in Kiribati
Liberian dollar - the basic unit of money in Liberia
New Zealand dollar - the basic unit of money in New Zealand
Singapore dollar - the basic unit of money in Singapore
Taiwan dollar - the basic unit of money in Taiwan
Trinidad and Tobago dollar - the basic unit of money in Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu dollar - the basic unit of money in Tuvalu
United States dollar - the basic unit of money in the United States
Zimbabwean dollar - the basic unit of money in Zimbabwe
2.dollar - a piece of paper money worth one dollardollar - a piece of paper money worth one dollar
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, bill, note - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
3.dollar - a United States coin worth one dollar; "the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States"
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
Susan B Anthony dollar - a United States coin worth one dollar
silver dollar, cartwheel - a dollar made of silver
4.dollar - a symbol of commercialism or greeddollar - a symbol of commercialism or greed; "he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Translations
دولاردُولاَر
dolar
dollar
dollari
dolar
dollár
dollari
ドル
달러
doleris
dolārs
dolár
dolar
dollar
เงินดอลลาร์
đô la

dollar

[ˈdɒləʳ]
A. Ndólar m
you can bet your bottom dollar that ...puedes apostarte lo que quieras a que ...
it's dollars to doughnuts that ... (US) → es tan cierto como hay Dios que ...
B. CPD dollar area Nzona f del dólar
dollar bill Nbillete m de un dólar
dollar diplomacy N (US) (Pol) → diplomacia f a golpe de dólar
dollar rate Ncambio m del dólar
dollar sign Nsigno m del dólar

dollar

[ˈdɒlər] ndollar m
to pay top dollar for sth → payer qch au prix fortdollar bill nbillet m d'un dollardollar sign nsigne m du dollar

dollar

nDollar m

dollar

:
dollar area
nDollarraum m, → Dollarblock m
dollar bill
nDollarnote f
dollar diplomacy
nFinanzdiplomatie f
dollar gap
nDollarlücke f
dollar rate
nDollarkurs m
dollar sign
nDollarzeichen nt

dollar

[ˈdɒləʳ] ndollaro
dollar area → area del dollaro
dollar bill → biglietto da un dollaro

dollar

(ˈdolə) noun
(usually abbreviated to $ when written) the standard unit of currency in several countries, eg the United States, Australia, Singapore. It costs ten dollars / $10.

dollar

دُولاَر dolar dollar Dollar δολάριο dólar dollari dollar dolar dollaro ドル 달러 dollar dollar dolar dólar доллар dollar เงินดอลลาร์ dolar đô la 美元
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We've each got a dollar, and the army wouldn't be much helped by our giving that.
When no one was looking I stole a dollar or two and put it in my pocket.
She's not much older than you, twelve or thirteen, maybe, and she's as bright as a new dollar.
Ez it the square thing,' sez I, 'jest because George hez happened to hypothecate every dollar he has, or expects to hev, to put into them works, only to please Mr.
holding up a broad bright coin to the sun -- it is a sixteen dollar piece, men.
Comparing the humped herds of whales with the humped herds of buffalo, which, not forty years ago, overspread by tens of thousands the prairies of Illinois and Missouri, and shook their iron manes and scowled with their thunder-clotted brows upon the sites of populous river-capitals, where now the polite broker sells you land at a dollar an inch; in such a comparison an irresistible argument would seem furnished, to show that the hunted whale cannot now escape speedy extinction.
He is playing a bass part upon his cello, and so the excitement is nothing to him; no matter what happens in the treble, it is his task to saw out one long-drawn and lugubrious note after another, from four o'clock in the afternoon until nearly the same hour next morning, for his third of the total income of one dollar per hour.
If you are cheated out of a single dollar by your neighbor, you do not rest satisfied with knowing you are cheated, or with saying that you are cheated, or even with petitioning him to pay you your due; but you take effectual steps at once to obtain the full amount, and see to it that you are never cheated again.
I sole de hide en taller for a dollar en ten cents.
They admired and marvelled; but not a man subscribed a dollar.
He was to give me ten dollar an acre for the clearin’, and one dollar an acre over the first cost on the woodland, and we agreed to leave the buildin’s to men.
Lieutenants in the army get about a dollar a day, and common soldiers a couple of cents.