- money that is in hand or may be obtained quickly or easily; cash.
Origin of ready money
Related Words for ready moneyrevenue, backing, money, nut, currency, dough, proceeds, wealth, treasure, earnings, scratch, bread, affluence, store, collateral, finance, lucre, means, capital, kitty
Examples from the Web for ready money
Historical Examples of ready money
Its liabilities were small, it was merely in want of ready-money.The Fortune of the Rougons
The ready-money transactions of the East have always delighted me.Tales of Secret Egypt
I have three thousand a year, and fifteen thousand in ready-money.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall
W. R. H. Trowbridge
His care was not so much to inflate the rent-roll as to get in all the ready-money he could.The Weird Sisters, Volume I (of 3)
What did he mean by that cowardly, atrocious, ready-money transaction?
- funds for immediate use; cashAlso called: the ready, the readies