What is another word for lucre?

292 synonyms found


[ lˈuːkə], [ lˈuːkə], [ l_ˈuː_k_ə]

Synonyms for Lucre:

How to use "Lucre" in context?

Lucre (Latin lucrum, meaning "profit") is the standard English term for money or monetary gain. The term can refer to monies earned in business, money deposited with a bank, or even the genuine value of gold and other precious metals. Historically, however, the term has been used to describe anything of value, with few restrictions. Wealth, fame, power, and even love can all be sources of lucre.

When used in reference to money, the word lucre is often paired with its formal synonym, profite.

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