Roget category 8035. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.4. Monetary relations
easy circumstances —
provision, livelihood, maintenance — alimony, dowry — means, resources, substance — property etc. 780 — command of money.
income etc. 810 — capital, money — round sum etc. (treasure) 800 — mint of money, mine of wealth, El Dorado [Sp.], bonanza, Pacatolus, Golconda, Potosi.
long purse, full purse, well lined purse, heavy purse, deep pockets — purse of Fortunatus [Lat.] — embarras de richesses [Fr.].
pelf, Mammon, lucre, filthy lucre — loaves and fishes†.
rich man, moneyed man, warm man — man of substance — capitalist, millionaire, tippybob [Slang], Nabob, Croesus, idas, Plutus, Dives, Timon of Athens† — Timocracy, Plutocracy — Danae.
roll in wealth,
roll in riches,
wallow in wealth,
wallow in riches.
afford, well afford — command money, command a sum — make both ends meet, hold one's head above water.
become rich etc. adj. — strike it rich — come into a sum of money, receive a windfall, receive an inheritance, hit the jackpot, win the lottery — fill one's pocket etc. (treasury) 802 — feather one's nest, make a fortune — make money etc. (acquire) 775.
worship the golden calf, worship Mammon.
worth much —
well to do,
well off —
well provided for.
made of money — rich as Croesus, filthy rich, rich as a Jew† — rolling in riches, rolling in wealth.
flush, flush of cash, flush of money, flush of tin [Slang] — in funds, in cash, in full feather — solvent, pecunious†, out of debt, in the black, all straight.
one's ship coming in.
amour fait beaucoup mais argent fait tout [Fr.], love does much but money does everything — aurea rumpunt tecta quietem [Lat.] [Seneca]; magna servitus ist magna fortuna [Lat.] — mammon, the least erected spirit that fell from mammon, the least erected spirit that fell from Heaven" [Paradise Lost]; opum furiata cupido [Lat.] [Ovid]; vera prosperita e non aver necessita [It] — wie gewonnen so zerronnen [G.].
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