Definitions of token

  1. an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a metal or plastic disk that can be used (as a substitute for coins) in slot machines Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an individual instance of a of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a tokenish gesture" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. In a Jacquard loom, a colored signal to show the weaver which shuttle to use. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Something intended or supposed to represent or indicate another thing or an event; a sign; a symbol; as, the rainbow is a token of God's covenant established with Noah. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A memorial of friendship; something by which the friendship of another person is to be kept in mind; a memento; a souvenir. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Something given or shown as a symbol or guarantee of authority or right; a sign of authenticity, of power, good faith, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A piece of metal intended for currency, and issued by a private party, usually bearing the name of the issuer, and redeemable in lawful money. Also, a coin issued by government, esp. when its use as lawful money is limited and its intrinsic value is much below its nominal value. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A livid spot upon the body, indicating, or supposed to indicate, the approach of death. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Ten and a half quires, or, commonly, 250 sheets, of paper printed on both sides; also, in some cases, the same number of sheets printed on one side, or half the number printed on both sides. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A piece of metal given beforehand to each person in the congregation who is permitted to partake of the Lord's Supper. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A bit of leather having a peculiar mark designating a particular miner. Each hewer sends one of these with each corf or tub he has hewn. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To betoken. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A mark or sign; a memorial or souvenir; a symbol or sign of authority, right, pledge, etc.; a piece of money whose face value is more than its real value. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. A mark: something representing another thing or event: a sign: a memorial of friendship: a coin issued by a private person or civic authority redeemable in current money. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. A sign; memorial; indication. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Anything indicative of some other thing; a sign; symbol; emblem. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A keepsake. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Something meant to represent another thing; a mark; a sign; a sympton; a memorial of friendship; one of stamped piece of metal used as coin to serve a temporary purpose; in the Scotch Presbyterian Churches, one of stamped metal tickets of admission to partake of the sacrament of the Lord's Supper; in printing, ten and a half quires of paper. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. insignificantly small; a matter of form only; "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; (`tokenish' is informal as in"a tokenish gesture") Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for token

  1. " Child of Kings," I said, " take back this ancient token which you lent to me to be a proof of your good faith and mine. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Chekalinsky bowed in token of consent. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various