HyperDic: currency

English > 3 senses of the word currency:
NOUNpossessioncurrencythe metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
attributecurrencygeneral acceptance or use
attributecurrency, currentness, up-to-datenessthe property of belonging to the present time
currency > pronunciation
Soundsker'ahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > currency: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used.
NarrowerEurocurrencycurrency of the major financial and industrial countries held in those countries for the purpose of lending and borrowing
cash, hard cash, hard currencymoney in the form of bills or coins
coinage, mintage, specie, metal moneycoins collectively
hard currencyA currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value
moneyThe official currency issued by a government or national bank
paper money, folding money, paper currencycurrency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
Broadermedium of exchange, monetary systemAnything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region
Spanishdivisa, moneda
Catalandivisa, moneda
English > currency: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninggeneral acceptance or use.
Example"the currency of ideas"
BroaderprevalenceThe quality of prevailing generally
English > currency: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of belonging to the present time.
Example"the currency of a slang term"
Synonymscurrentness, up-to-dateness
Attributescurrentoccurring in or belonging to the present time
noncurrentnot current or belonging to the present time
Narrowermodernity, modernness, modernism, contemporaneity, contemporaneousnessThe quality of being current or of the present
Broaderpresentness, nownessThe quality of being the present
Spanishactualidad, contemporaneidad, simultaneidad
Adjectivescurrentoccurring in or belonging to the present time

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