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mon·e·tize

 (mŏn′ĭ-tīz′, mŭn′-)
tr.v. mon·e·tized, mon·e·tiz·ing, mon·e·tiz·es
1. To convert (an asset) into cash, as by selling the asset or using it as security for a loan.
2. To convert into a source of income: monetized website visitors by selling advertising space.
3. To express or render in terms of money: monetize environmental benefits that stem from the avoidance of greenhouse gases.
4. To purchase (government debt) in the open market using central bank funds, leading to an expansion of the money supply.
5. To establish (a metal) as a currency, especially by minting coins.
6. To convert (an economy or sector) from a system of barter to one based on the exchange of money.

[From Latin monēta, money; see money.]

mon′e·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

monetize

(ˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz) or

monetise

vb (tr)
1. (Banking & Finance) to establish as the legal tender of a country
2. (Banking & Finance) to give a legal value to (a coin)
3. (Banking & Finance) to make a profit from (a business, process, etc)
ˌmonetiˈzation, ˌmonetiˈsation n

mon•e•tize

(ˈmɒn ɪˌtaɪz, ˈmʌn-)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
1. to legalize as money.
2. to coin into money: to monetize gold.
[1875–80; < Latin monēt(a) money + -ize]
mon`e•ti•za′tion, n.

monetize


Past participle: monetized
Gerund: monetizing

Imperative
monetize
monetize
Present
I monetize
you monetize
he/she/it monetizes
we monetize
you monetize
they monetize
Preterite
I monetized
you monetized
he/she/it monetized
we monetized
you monetized
they monetized
Present Continuous
I am monetizing
you are monetizing
he/she/it is monetizing
we are monetizing
you are monetizing
they are monetizing
Present Perfect
I have monetized
you have monetized
he/she/it has monetized
we have monetized
you have monetized
they have monetized
Past Continuous
I was monetizing
you were monetizing
he/she/it was monetizing
we were monetizing
you were monetizing
they were monetizing
Past Perfect
I had monetized
you had monetized
he/she/it had monetized
we had monetized
you had monetized
they had monetized
Future
I will monetize
you will monetize
he/she/it will monetize
we will monetize
you will monetize
they will monetize
Future Perfect
I will have monetized
you will have monetized
he/she/it will have monetized
we will have monetized
you will have monetized
they will have monetized
Future Continuous
I will be monetizing
you will be monetizing
he/she/it will be monetizing
we will be monetizing
you will be monetizing
they will be monetizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been monetizing
you have been monetizing
he/she/it has been monetizing
we have been monetizing
you have been monetizing
they have been monetizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been monetizing
you will have been monetizing
he/she/it will have been monetizing
we will have been monetizing
you will have been monetizing
they will have been monetizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been monetizing
you had been monetizing
he/she/it had been monetizing
we had been monetizing
you had been monetizing
they had been monetizing
Conditional
I would monetize
you would monetize
he/she/it would monetize
we would monetize
you would monetize
they would monetize
Past Conditional
I would have monetized
you would have monetized
he/she/it would have monetized
we would have monetized
you would have monetized
they would have monetized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.monetize - give legal value to or establish as the legal tender of a countrymonetize - give legal value to or establish as the legal tender of a country; "They monetized the lira"
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