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English adjective: mint

1. mint as if new


SamplesIn mint condition.


Similarperfect


Antonymsimperfect


English noun: mint

1. mint (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


SamplesA 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.


Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad


Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

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


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Narrower (hyponym)apple mint, applemint, bergamot mint, corn mint, eau de cologne mint, field mint, horsemint, lemon mint, Mentha aquatica, Mentha arvensis, Mentha citrata, Mentha longifolia, Mentha piperita, Mentha pulegium, Mentha rotundifolia, Mentha spicata, Mentha suaveolens, pennyroyal, peppermint, spearmint, water mint, water-mint


Part holonymmint


Member meronymgenus Mentha, Mentha

3. mint (plant) any member of the mint family of plants


Broader (hypernym)family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family

4. mint (food) the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied


Broader (hypernym)herb


Part meronymmint


Substance meronymmint, mint candy

5. mint (food) a candy that is flavored with a mint oil


Synonymsmint candy


Broader (hypernym)candy, confect


Narrower (hyponym)peppermint, peppermint candy


Substance holonymmint

6. mint (artifact) a plant where money is coined by authority of the government


Broader (hypernym)industrial plant, plant, works


Instance hyponymU.S. Mint, United States Mint, US Mint


English verb: mint

1. mint (creation) form by stamping, punching, or printing


SamplesStrike coins.
Strike a medal.


Synonymscoin, strike


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create from raw material, create from raw stuff









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