Money is no object

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Money is no object is an idiom that has been in use for over two hundred years. We will examine the meaning of the idiom money is no object, where it came from, and some examples of its idiomatic usage in sentences.

Money is no object means that the cost need not be considered, that one has unlimited resources for fulfilling a need or a goal. For instance, some consider that when it comes to health care, money is no object. The words no object in this phrase may be interpreted to mean “no obstacle;” the word object here means a thing of importance or something that must be considered. The expression money is no object came into use in the 1800s; an early use has been found in the 1780s: salary is no object.


If money is no object and you are looking for a truly unforgettable meal in Las Vegas, Restaurant Guy Savoy is ready to ignite your senses with some of the most amazing flavors you’ll find anywhere in the world. (Las Vegas Magazine)

“I’ve learned with them very quickly that money is no object,” said Lafferty, who has planned at least four other events with Quinn. (New York Post)

So you see, it’s going to cost taxpayers some money, but, as you know, money is no object to the mayor and Augusta commissioners since it’s not their money. (The Augusta Chronicle)