call money


noun
  1. money lent by banks, as to brokerage firms, on which repayment may be demanded at any time.

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How to use call money in a sentence

  • From this fact the Romans themselves came to use moneta as the name for coins, or what we call money.

    Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
  • It is beyond the power of any Congress to fix the purchasing value of what it may be pleased to call money.

  • Anyway, it wa'n't enough to knock the props out of call-money quotations; so I was lettin' Piddie do all the worryin'.

    Torchy | Sewell Ford
  • The explanation is to be found, I think, in the fact that the lender of call money does not entirely dispense with its service.

    The Value of Money | Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Well, if you elect to call money devils magic, you are right,said Lucio.

    The Sorrows of Satan | Marie Corelli

British Dictionary definitions for call money

call money

noun
  1. money loaned by banks and recallable on demand

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