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Definition 1: a plant where money is coined by authority of the government - [noun denoting artifact]

(mint is a kind of ...) buildings for carrying on industrial labor

"they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"

(... is an instance of mint) the mint that manufactures and distributes United States coins for circulation through Federal Reserve Banks; processes gold and silver bullion

Definition 2: a candy that is flavored with a mint oil - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for mint in the sense of this definition

(mint is a kind of ...) a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts

(... is a kind of mint ) a candy flavored with peppermint oil

(mint is made of the substance ...) the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied

Definition 3: the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied - [noun denoting food]

(mint is a kind of ...) aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities

(... is part of mint) any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

(... is made of the substance mint) a candy that is flavored with a mint oil

Definition 4: any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers - [noun denoting plant]

(mint is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of mint ) Eurasian perennial mint have small lilac-blue flowers and ovate leaves; yields an aromatic oil

(... is a kind of mint ) mint with apple-scented stems of southern and western Europe; naturalized in United States

(... is a kind of mint ) common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring

(... is a kind of mint ) herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavoring

(... is a kind of mint ) a coarse Old World wild water mint having long leaves and spikelike clusters of flowers; naturalized in the eastern United States

(... is a kind of mint ) mint with leaves having perfume like that of the bergamot orange

(... is a kind of mint ) a European mint that thrives in wet places; has a perfume like that of the bergamot orange; naturalized in eastern North America

(... is a kind of mint ) European mint naturalized in United States

(mint is a part of ...) the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied

(... is a member of mint) mint plants

Definition 5: any member of the mint family of plants - [noun denoting plant]

(mint is a kind of ...) a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary

Definition 6: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where mint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a batch of letters
  • a deal of trouble
  • a lot of money
  • he made a mint on the stock market
  • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
  • it must have cost plenty
  • a slew of journalists
  • a wad of money

Synonyms for mint in the sense of this definition

(mint is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

(... is a kind of mint ) an overwhelming number or amount

"a flood of requests" "a torrent of abuse"

(... is a kind of mint ) a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation

Definition 7: form by stamping, punching, or printing - [verb of creation]

Samples where mint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • strike coins
  • strike a medal

Synonyms for mint in the sense of this definition

(mint is a kind of ...) make from scratch

Definition 8: as if new - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in mint condition

(mint is similar to ...) being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish

"a perfect circle" "a perfect reproduction" "perfect happiness" "perfect manners" "a perfect specimen" "a perfect day"

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