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Definitions and Synonyms of token | Another word for token | What is token?

Definition 1: a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines - [noun denoting artifact]

(token is a kind of ...) a flat circular plate

(... is a kind of token ) a token that is used to pay for entry to the subway system

Definition 2: something of sentimental value - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for token in the sense of this definition

(token is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of token ) keepsake given as a token of love

(... is a kind of token ) souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party

Definition 3: an individual instance of a type of symbol - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the word `error' contains three tokens of `r'

Synonyms for token in the sense of this definition

(token is a kind of ...) an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

(... is a kind of token ) a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid

(... is a kind of token ) a token resembling a stamp given by a retailer to a buyer; the token is redeemable for articles on a special list

Definition 4: something serving as a sign of something else - [noun denoting communication]

(token is a kind of ...) a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)

"he showed signs of strain" "they welcomed the signs of spring"

Definition 5: insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the fee was nominal
  • a token gesture of resistance
  • a tokenish gesture

Synonyms for token in the sense of this definition

(token is similar to ...) the least possible

"needed to enforce minimal standards" "her grades were minimal" "minimum wage" "a minimal charge for the service"

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