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English noun: coin

1. coin (possession) a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money


Broader (hypernym)coinage, metal money, mintage, specie


Narrower (hyponym)bawbee, bezant, bezzant, byzant, cent, centime, change, crown, denier, dime, dollar, double eagle, doubloon, ducat, eagle, eightpence, farthing, fifty-cent piece, fivepence, fourpence, groat, guinea, ha'penny, half crown, half dollar, half eagle, halfpenny, louis d'or, Maundy money, medallion, nickel, ninepence, penny, piece of eight, quarter, real, shilling, sixpence, slug, solidus, sou, stater, tanner, tenpence, threepence, tuppence, twopence


Part holonymhead, obverse, reverse, tail, verso


English verb: coin

1. coin (creation) make up


SamplesCoin phrases or words.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create verbally


Narrower (hyponym)sloganeer

2. coin (creation) form by stamping, punching, or printing


SamplesStrike coins.
Strike a medal.


Synonymsmint, strike


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


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









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