21/10/16 American and British Terminology related ‘Money’, ‘Cash’ and ‘Coins’

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Banknote

Formal a piece of paper money. The usual word is note.

Bill

(American) A banknote.

Bucks

(American) Informal money.

Cash

Money in the form of notes and coins.

Cashback

(British) money that is returned to you after you have paid for something, usually because you accept particular conditions.

Change

To exchange a note or coin of high value for notes or coins of lower value.

Coin

a flat round piece of metal with special designs on it, used as money. A piece of money made from paper is called a banknote or a note.

Dosh

(British) informal money.

Dough

Informal money.

Loose change

Small coins that you have with you.

Note

A piece of paper money.

Petty cash

A small amount of money in coins or notes that a business or organization keeps available to pay for small things.

Readies

(British) informal money in the form of coins or notes.

Spare change

Coins of low value that you do not need, especially coins that you give to someone else.