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token

to·ken

token

 
 
pronunciation:
to kn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
phrases:
by the same token, in token of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that serves to represent, signal, or symbolize a feeling, value, event, or the like.
The gift was a token of our esteem for him.
synonyms:
emblem, indication, mark, sign, symbol
similar words:
badge, icon, index
definition 2: something that represents or symbolizes authority, identity, authenticity, or the like.
A large office is a token of power.
synonyms:
badge, emblem, evidence, indication, proof, signal, symbol
similar words:
expression, representation
definition 3: a souvenir or keepsake.
synonyms:
keepsake, memento, remembrance, souvenir
similar words:
favor
definition 4: a piece of stamped metal or plastic, usu. used in place of money.
a subway token
similar words:
chip, counter, pass, slug
definition 5: something of small value, esp. when serving to represent a larger whole.
similar words:
hint, indication, pittance
phrase: by the same token
phrase: in token of
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tokened, tokening, tokens
definition: to signal or symbolize; be a token of; betoken.
synonyms:
betoken, indicate, signal, signify, symbolize
similar words:
mark, stand for
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: slight or minimal; not substantial.
a token effort
synonyms:
insignificant, negligible, nominal, superficial, trifling
similar words:
minimal, perfunctory, slight, symbolic
definition 2: present in minimal or symbolic, not substantial, numbers.
a token black in baseball management
similar words:
nominal, symbolic
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