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I thought, well I can do that. I couldn't be bothered writing a book review, because I'd have to read the book, I haven't got time to read a whole book for a fifty dollar write-up.
Eddie Campbell

Meaning of "dollar" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DOLLAR

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.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DOLLAR

dollar  [ˈdɒlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOLLAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dollar is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOLLAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dollar

Dollar

Dollar is the name of several currencies, including those of Australia, Belize, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, the United States, and previously Zimbabwe. The U.S. dollar is the official currency of East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau, the Caribbean Netherlands, and for banknotes, Panama. Generally, one dollar is divided into one hundred cents.

Definition of dollar in the English dictionary

The first definition of dollar in the dictionary is the standard monetary unit of the US and its dependencies, divided into 100 cents. Other definition of dollar is 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. Dollar is also five shillings or a coin of this value.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOLLAR


ayatollah
ˌaɪəˈtɒlə
azolla
æˈzɒlə
collar
ˈkɒlə
corolla
kəˈrɒlə
dolor
ˈdɒlə
dolour
ˈdɒlə
eurodollar
ˈjʊərəʊˌdɒlə
goller
ˈɡɒlə
holla
ˈhɒlə
holler
ˈhɒlə
mullah
ˈmɒlə
nondollar
ˌnɒnˈdɒlə
olla
ˈɒlə
oller
ˈɒlə
petrodollar
ˈpɛtrəʊˌdɒlə
rix-dollar
ˈrɪksˌdɒlə
scholar
ˈskɒlə
walla
ˈwɒlə
wallah
ˈwɒlə
Waller
ˈwɒlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOLLAR

doll
doll carriage
doll up
doll´s house
doll´s pram
dollar area
dollar bill
dollar diplomacy
dollar gap
dollar rate
dollar sign
dollarbird
dollared
dollarfish
dollarisation
dollarization
dollarize
dollarless
dollarocracy
dolldom

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOLLAR

blue-collar
butterfly collar
caterpillar
dog collar
flea collar
green-collar
half-a-dollar
half-dollar
head collar
horse-collar
hot under the collar
Mandarin collar
Peter Pan collar
pink-collar
roll-collar
sand dollar
shawl collar
sollar
top dollar
white-collar
wing collar

Synonyms and antonyms of dollar in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dollar» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOLLAR

Find out the translation of dollar to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dollar from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dollar» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

美元
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dólar
570 millions of speakers

English

dollar
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डॉलर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دُولاَر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

доллар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dólar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডলার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dollar
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dolar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dollar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

달러
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dollar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đô la
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டாலர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डॉलर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dolar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dollaro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dolar
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

долар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dolar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δολάριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dollar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dollar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dollar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dollar

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOLLAR»

The term «dollar» is very widely used and occupies the 3.199 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOLLAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dollar» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dollar» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dollar

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10 QUOTES WITH «DOLLAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dollar.
1
Elizabeth Arden
Nothing that costs only a dollar is not worth having.
2
Grant Bowler
Money is tighter now, with the advertising dollar spread a lot more thinly across a whole range of media because of the Internet. It means the television networks have less power to produce shows, and TV is where most Australian actors make their money.
3
Jeb Bradley
I like to joke that if I had a dollar for everybody who slapped me on the back and said, 'Hey Jeb, you're all set,' I'd be retired now.
4
Kevin Brady
And I am convinced that a single focus on preserving the purchasing power of the dollar, in effect, guarding against inflation or deflation, actually creates a solid foundation for the greatest job growth and the strongest economy that America can have.
5
Eddie Campbell
I thought, well I can do that. I couldn't be bothered writing a book review, because I'd have to read the book, I haven't got time to read a whole book for a fifty dollar write-up.
6
Jimmy Carter
If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you.
7
James Chiles
Organized crime is the dirty side of the sharp dollar.
8
John Ciardi
A dollar saved is a quarter earned.
9
Kent Conrad
When you're borrowing 40 cents of every dollar that you spend, that can't continue much longer. I think everybody really does understand that, and it's going to require all of us - those who are the most fortunate among us - but it's really going to require every American to contribute to a solution.
10
Cat Cora
If eating out, order your meal and ask the server to wrap up half of the portion to take home with your for the next day, keeping your portion size in check, and stretching your dollar into two meals.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOLLAR»

Discover the use of dollar in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dollar and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dollar Bill Origami
Step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams show paper folders at all levels of expertise how to fashion 37 origami models from dollar bills.
John Montroll, 2003
2
We Never Went to the Moon: America's Thirty Billion Dollar ...
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; How this book came to be written; Elements of Rocket Propulsion; U.S. Government Experience in Secret Operations; the Search for Apollo Secrets; the Apollo Project as Political Expediency; Steps to ...
Bill Kaysing, Randy Reid, 1997
3
Happy Hour In Hell
I’ve been told to go to Hell more times than I can count.
Tad Williams, 2013
4
The Billion-Dollar Molecule: The Quest for the Perfect Drug
This inside account of Vertex, a start-up pharmaceutical company, conveys the exciting drama being played out in the pioneering and enormously profitable field of drug research.
Barry Werth, 1995
5
The Future of the Dollar
This timely book provides readers with a clear sense of why such disagreements exist and it outlines a variety of future scenarios and the possible political implications for the United States and the world.
Eric Helleiner, Jonathan Kirshner, 2012
6
Sand Dollar: A Story of Undying Love
What if you lost your true soul mate?
Sebastian Cole, 2012
7
Sand Dollar Summer
When her mother, while recovering from a serious car accident, takes her and her mute brother to Maine, where she encounters the beach for the very first time, twelve-year-old Lise learns past secrets about her mother that threaten her safe ...
Kimberly Jones, 2006
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Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution
- - Ronald I. McKinnon, William D. Eberle Professor of International Economics, Stanford University. John Greenwood OBE is Chief Economist of INVESCO plc and a member of the Shadow Monetary Policy Committee in England.
John Greenwood, 2007
9
The Million-Dollar Financial Services Practice: A Proven ...
Packed with important updates and timely information, this second edition of the must have guide for financial advisors contains an entire new chapter on targeting affluent clients using social media and "alumni marketing," expanded ...
David J. Mullen, 2013
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short
A Day Late and a Dollar Short takes us deep into the hearts, minds, and souls of America—and gives us six more friends we never want to leave.
Terry McMillan, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOLLAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dollar is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Rupee appreciates against dollar
NEW DELHI: Recovering from a two-day fall, rupee appreciated 6 paise against dollar to 63.54 in trade today after minutes from the recent ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Farmers harvesting benefits of falling Aussie dollar
Many farmers are benefiting from high livestock prices, aided by a falling Australian dollar that is at a six-year low. The price spike, which also ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
3
The local currency is trading above 74 US cents after falling to a six …
THE Australian dollar is stronger against the greenback, which fell as the New York Stock Exchange was hit by a lengthy outage. At 0630 AEST ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
4
NZ dollar gains as traders favour kiwi over Australian dollar on iron …
The New Zealand dollar gained as traders excited the Australian dollar in favour of the kiwi on concern a slump in iron ore prices will weigh ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
5
U.S. Dollar Is Now the Safe Haven Asset, Not Gold
Tom Vitiello of Aurum Options Strategies told Jill Malandrino that gold has been under pressure this week due to the dollar's movement, but ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
6
US Dollar Lower After Cautious FOMC Minutes
0657 GMT [Dow Jones]--The USD traded lower overnight after the June FOMC minutes highlighted external risks which could delay a Fed rate ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
7
Euro and yuan strengthen against US dollar
The euro recovered slightly on Thursday from a one-month low against the US dollar and yuan, a day after losses for Chinese and US markets. «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
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Budget facing multi-billion dollar hit after record fall in iron ore prices
The Abbott government is facing the possibility of a multi-billion dollar hit to budget revenues after the global iron ore price collapsed overnight. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
9
Dollar Falls Against Yen, Euro Following Fed Minutes
The dollar fell against the yen and the euro on Wednesday, after minutes from the most-recent Federal Reserve policy meeting showed the ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
10
Rupee opens higher at 63.54 per dollar
The Indian rupee opened higher by 6 paise at 63.54 per dollar on Thursday ... pair is expected to trade today in a range of 63.50-63.80/dollar.". «Moneycontrol.com, Jul 15»

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