Definition of Money supply

1. Noun. The total stock of money in the economy; currency held by the public plus money in accounts in banks.

Generic synonyms: Cash In Hand, Finances, Funds, Monetary Resource, Pecuniary Resource
Specialized synonyms: M1, M2, M3
Terms within: Money

Definition of Money supply

1. Noun. the total amount of money (bills, coins, loans, credit, and other liquid instruments) in a particular economy ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Money Supply

money machines
money maker
money market
money market fund
money markets
money of account
money order
money orders
money pit
money plant
money scrivener
money shots
money spider
money spiders
money supply (current term)
money talks
money tree
money trees

Literary usage of Money supply

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys: Russian Federation by Oecd (2006)
"GDP growth accelerated steadily from the low point reached in the first quarter of 2005, reducing the inflationary effects of rapid money-supply growth. ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"The usury system is built upon the fact that the money supply is less than the money ... If the money supply falls short of the money demand, then money has ..."

3. Money by Francis Amasa Walker (1878)
"Ix tracing the history of the production of the precious metals, as bearing on the question of the Money- supply, we need to have in consideration three ..."

4. Money and Currency in Relation to Industry, Prices and the Rate of Interest by Joseph French Johnson (1905)
"The money supply of a country then includes (1) all the money which is actually engaged in making exchanges, and (2) the money held in the pockets of the ..."

5. Political Economy by Francis Amasa Walker (1888)
"... with the state of trade and the temper of the public mind. 175. The Money Supply a Reality.—But while the money- supply varies thus incessantly, ..."

6. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by American Economic Association (1918)
"money supply and bullion value of money are divorced. ... The flow of gold into these countries being restricted, the money supply has not increased in its ..."

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