[ mon-i-tahyz, muhn- ]
/ ˈmɒn ɪˌtaɪz, ˈmʌn- /
Save This Word!
verb (used with object), mon·e·tized, mon·e·tiz·ing.
to legalize as money.
to coin into money: to monetize gold.
to give the character of money to.
Economics. to convert (a debt, especially the national debt) into currency, especially by issuing government securities or notes.
to make a profit or derive income from: Lots of people download the game, but the start-up hasn’t been able to monetize the add-on features.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Also especially British, mon·e·tise .
OTHER WORDS FROM monetizemon·e·ti·za·tion [mon-i-tahy-zey-shuhn, muhn-] /ˌmɒn ɪ taɪˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌmʌn-/ especially British, mon·e·ti·sa·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for monetize
How does he himself monetise this surplus-portion of his product?The Accumulation of Capital|Rosa Luxemburg
British Dictionary definitions for monetize
/ (ˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz) /
to establish as the legal tender of a country
to give a legal value to (a coin)
Derived forms of monetizemonetization or monetisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012