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DOLLAR SIGN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dollar sign mean? 

DOLLAR SIGN (noun)
  The noun DOLLAR SIGN has 2 senses:

1. a symbol of commercialism or greed
2. a mark ($) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars

  Familiarity information: DOLLAR SIGN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOLLAR SIGN (noun)


Sense 1dollar sign [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A symbol of commercialism or greed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

dollar mark; dollar sign; dollar

Context examples:

he worships the almighty dollar / the dollar sign means little to him

Hypernyms ("dollar sign" is a kind of...):

symbol (an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance)


Sense 2dollar sign [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A mark ($) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

dollar mark; dollar sign

Hypernyms ("dollar sign" is a kind of...):

mark (a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation))


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