HyperDic: coin

English > 3 senses of the word coin:
NOUNpossessioncoina flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
VERBcreationcoinmake up
creationcoin, mint, strikeform by stamping, punching, or printing
coin > pronunciation
Soundskoy'n
Rhymesadjoin ... tenderloin: 13 rhymes with oyn...
English > coin: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money.
Partshead(usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head
obverseThe side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design
reverse, versoThe side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
tail(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head / head
NarrowerMaundy moneyspecially minted silver coins that are distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy Thursday
bawbeeAn old Scottish coin of little value
bezant, bezzant, byzant, solidusA gold coin of the Byzantine Empire
changecoins of small denomination regarded collectively
crownAn English coin worth 5 shillings
denierAny of various former European coins of different denominations
dimeA United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
dollarA United States coin worth one dollar
double eagleA former gold coin in the United States worth 20 dollars
doubloonA former Spanish gold coin
ducatformerly a gold coin of various European countries
eagleA former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars
eightpenceA coin worth eight pennies
farthingA former British bronze coin worth a quarter of a penny
fivepenceA coin worth five cents
fourpence, groatA former English silver coin worth four pennies
guineaA former British gold coin worth 21 shillings
half crownAn English coin worth half a crown
half dollar, fifty-cent pieceA United States coin worth half of a dollar
half eagleA former gold coin in United States worth 5 dollars
halfpenny, ha'pennyAn English coin worth half a penny
louis d'orA former French gold coin
medallionAny of various large ancient Greek coins
nickelA United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar
ninepenceA coin worth nine pennies
penny, cent, centimeA coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
piece of eightAn old silver Spanish coin
quarterA United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
realAn old small silver Spanish coin
shillingAn English coin worth one twentieth of a pound
sixpence, tannerA small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies
slugA counterfeit coin
souA former French coin of low denomination
staterAny of the various silver or gold coins of ancient Greece
tenpenceA decimal coin worth ten pennies
threepenceformer cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom equal to three pennies
twopence, tuppenceA former United Kingdom silver coin
Broadercoinage, mintage, specie, metal moneycoins collectively
Spanishdivisa, moneda, pieza
Catalanmoneda, peça
Verbscoinform by stamping, punching, or printing
English > coin: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"coin phrases or words"
Narrowersloganeercoin new slogans
Broadercreate verballycreate with or from words
Spanishacuñar, troquelar
Catalanencunyar
Nounscoinagethe act of inventing a word or phrase
coinagea newly invented word or phrase
coinersomeone who is a source of new words or new expressions
English > coin: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningform by stamping, punching, or printing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"strike coins"
Synonymsmint, strike
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Spanishacuñar
Catalanbatre, encunyar
Nounscoina flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
coinera skilled worker who coins or stamps money
coinera maker of counterfeit coins

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