(v) To convert (federal government debt) from securities into money that can be used to get products or services.
(v) to transform one thing (especially a security) into currency
(v) To mint money
(v) To establish a currency as legal tender
to provide the smoothness of money to; legalize as cash; money into cash.
monetize in Community Dictionary
to introduce anything as money, e.g., silver, gold, copper. In the majority of situations, whenever anything happens to be monetized, it's legal tender and debtors are legitimately obligated to just accept it as repayment for debt.Debt can also be monetized. A government may either choose the financial obligation of organizations whose development it favors as a matter of policy (as with pre-War Japan) or permit its bonds become be used as financial reserves (for the creation of money). by Norah WolframReport definition
To turn a small business eg Twitter into a means of raising revenue. by Duncan MalloryReport definition
screw the consumer, take something which is already good while making it less helpful or fill it with obnoxious adverts to make funds from it by Elmira TorbertReport definition