Definition of Sum of money
1. Noun. A quantity of money. "The amount he had in cash was insufficient"
Specialized synonyms: Gain, Gross, Receipts, Revenue, Cash Surrender Value, Contribution, Deductible, Defalcation, Loss, Red, Red Ink, Figure, Coverage, Insurance Coverage, Advance, Cash Advance, Payroll, Paysheet, Peanuts, Purse, Purse
Generic synonyms: Assets
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sum Of Money
sum of its parts
sum of money (current term)
Literary usage of Sum of money
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Whereupon they proceed to make a law which fixes a sum of money as the qualification of citizenship; the money is more or less accordingly as the oligarchy ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"to be due to any other person, shall be taken to be due and payable, and the sum of money or article of personal property therein mentioned shall, ..."
3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"E.—3 Inquiry in a criminal prosecution. It would be Improbable that a man of much means would embezzle a very small sum of money, and the Jury should have ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by John Barnard Byles, Maurice Barnard Byles, Walter John Barnard Byles (1899)
"1 any other person for, any sum of money ; and the expression " bill of exchange ... An order for the payment of any sum of money by a bill of exchange or ..."
5. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"The commons vote a sum of money to indemnify the Dutch—§ VII. William's efforts in favour of the dissenters—§ VIII. ..."