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English adjective: token

1. token insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)


SamplesThe fee was nominal.
A token gesture of resistance.
A toknenish gesture.


Synonymsnominal, tokenish


Similarminimal, minimum


Antonymsmaximal, maximum


English noun: token

1. token (communication) an individual instance of a type of symbol


SamplesThe word`error' contains three tokens of `r'.


Synonymsitem


Broader (hypernym)symbol


Narrower (hyponym)postage, postage stamp, stamp, trading stamp

2. token (communication) something serving as a sign of something else


Broader (hypernym)mark, sign

3. token (artifact) a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines


Broader (hypernym)disc, disk


Narrower (hyponym)subway token

4. token (artifact) something of sentimental value


Synonymskeepsake, relic, souvenir


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object


Narrower (hyponym)favor, favour, love-token, party favor, party favour









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