demonetize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To divest (a coin, for example) of value.
    • to end using (a metal) as a monetary standard.
    • To rob of existing value; to withdraw from usage, as money.
    • To divest (a coin, like) of value.
    • to avoid utilizing (a metal) as a monetary standard.
    • To deprive of current price; to withdraw from usage, as cash.
  • verb:
    • To withdraw the condition of legal-tender from a coin (etc.) and remove it from circulation.
    • To declare ineligible or worthless as a medium of change or as legal-tender.
    • deprive of price for repayment
    • To withdraw the status of legal-tender from a coin (etc.) and remove it from blood flow.
    • To declare ineligible or useless as a medium of trade or as legal tender.
    • deprive of worth for repayment
  • others:
    • To divest of standard value; withdraw from use as money; deprive regarding the personality of cash. In addition spelled demonetise.
    • To divest of standard monetary value; withdraw from usage as cash; deprive of the personality of income. Additionally spelled demonetise.

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