Synonyms of means
• We do not have the means to fight such a crimewave.
IDIOMS:▷ by all means
PHRASE:▷ by means of
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fundsmoney that is readily available
• The concert will raise funds for AIDS research.
moneycapitalcashfinancemeanssavingsnecessary (informal)resourcesassetssilverbread (slang)wealthtin (slang)brass (Northern England, dialect)dough (slang)rhino (British, slang)the ready (informal)dosh (British, Australian, slang)hard cashthe wherewithalneedful (informal)shekels (informal)dibs (slang)ready moneyackers (slang)spondulicks (slang)
• Some people want fame or riches.
Thesaurus for means from the Collins English Thesaurus