HyperDic: quid

English > 3 senses of the word quid:
NOUNquantityquid, British pound, pound, British pound sterling, pound sterlingthe basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland
possessionquid, quid pro quosomething for something
foodquid, chew, chaw, cud, plug, wada wad of something chewable as tobacco
quid > pronunciation
Soundskwih'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > quid: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence.
SynonymsBritish pound, pound, British pound sterling, pound sterling
PartspennyA fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom
BroaderBritish monetary unitmonetary unit in Great Britain
Spanishlibra esterlina, libra
Catalanlliura esterlina, lliura
English > quid: 3 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningSomething for something; that which a party / party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises.
Synonymquid pro quo
Broaderretainer, considerationA fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
Catalanquid pro quo
English > quid: 3 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA wad of something chewable as tobacco.
Synonymschew, chaw, cud, plug, wad
Broadermorsel, bit, biteA small amount of solid food
Spanishbolo, mascada, masticable, taco, tapón

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