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Synonyms for token
ˈtoʊ kənto·ken

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. tokennoun

    An atomic piece of data, such as a word, for which a meaning may be inferred during parsing. Also called a symbol.


  2. tokenadjective

    Done as an indication or a pledge; perfunctory, minimal or merely symbolic.

    He made a token tap on the brake pedal at the stop sign.

    symbol, sign

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. token

    Emblem is the English form of emblema, a Latin word of Greek origin, signifying a figure beaten out on a metallic vessel by blows from within; also, a figure inlaid in wood, stone, or other material as a copy of some natural object. The Greek word symbolon denoted a victor's wreath, a check, or any object that might be compared with, or found to correspond with another, whether there was or was not anything in the objects compared to suggest the comparison. Thus an emblem resembles, a symbol represents. An emblem has some natural fitness to suggest that for which it stands; a symbol has been chosen or agreed upon to suggest something else, with or without natural fitness; a sign does actually suggest the thing with or without reason, and with or without intention or choice. A symbol may be also an emblem; thus the elements of bread and wine in the Lord's Supper are both appropriate emblems and his own chosen symbols of suffering and death. A statement of doctrine is often called a symbol of faith; but it is not an emblem. On the other hand, the same thing may be both a sign and a symbol; a letter of the alphabet is a sign which indicates a sound; but letters are often used as mathematical, chemical, or astronomical symbols. A token is something given or done as a pledge or expression of feeling or intent; while the sign may be unintentional, the token is voluntary; kind looks may be signs of regard; a gift is a token; a ring, which is a natural emblem of eternity, and also its accepted symbol, is frequently given as a token of friendship or love. A figure in the sense here considered is something that represents an idea to the mind somewhat as a form is represented to the eye, as in drawing, painting, or sculpture; as representing a future reality, a figure may be practically the same as a type. An image is a visible representation, especially in sculpture, having or supposed to have a close resemblance to that which it represents. A type is in religion a representation of a greater reality to come; we speak of one object as the type of the class whose characteristics it exhibits, as in the case of animal or vegetable types. An attribute in art is some accessory used to characterize a figure or scene; the attribute is often an emblem or symbol; thus the eagle is the attribute of St. John as an emblem of lofty spiritual vision. Compare SIGN.

    attribute, attribute, emblem, figure, image, sign, symbol, type

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. token

    evidence, exhibition, demonstration, sample, illustration, memorial, symbol, indication, badge, index, symptom, diagnosis, sign

    misindication, misrepresentation, falsification, misillustration

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. token, itemnoun

    an individual instance of a type of symbol

    "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"

    item, souvenir, detail, keepsake, point, particular, relic

    maximal, maximum

  2. tokennoun

    something serving as a sign of something else

    souvenir, keepsake, relic, item

    maximum, maximal

  3. tokennoun

    a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines

    souvenir, keepsake, relic, item

    maximum, maximal

  4. keepsake, souvenir, token, relicadjective

    something of sentimental value

    souvenir, item, keepsake, relic, memento

    maximal, maximum

  5. nominal, token(a), tokenishadjective

    insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)

    "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture"

    maximum, maximal

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tokennoun

    mark, sign, indication, note, symbol, index, manifestation

  2. tokennoun

    memorial (of friendship), souvenir

  3. tokennoun

    ten quires (of paper)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tokennoun

    sign, symbol, index, indication

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "token":

    symbolic, gage, symbol, vein, tokens, mode, nominal, chip

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  1. Kim Jolliffe:

    Mistrust of the government is chronic, following decades of civilian-targeted military operations ... and (trust) will not be bought through token social services without genuine changes to the governance and security sectors.

  2. Ryan Selkis:

    Many people don't fully understand the impact of new supply on this market particularly when there's low liquidity, i don't think anyone has any idea how much hidden inflation there is in the form of token reserves that are going to be unwound gradually.

  3. Clark Ballew:

    We felt like paid sick time off was an important omissionand not an especially rapacious ask, because of the 60 vote threshold in the Senate, we also know who likely cast a token vote in our favor yesterday because they knew they were insolated from its passage. There was buffer room there for certain politicians who have never supportedour cause before to get a ‘freebie’ there, but railroaders are not dumb. We see that kind of deception everyday from our bosses on the railroad; we don't fall for that.

  4. Steven Spielberg:

    Once you commit to a television format, you're a TV movie, i don't believe that films that are given token qualifications, in a couple of theaters for less than a week, should qualify for the Academy Award nomination.

  5. Hank Azaria:

    I really want to see Indian, South Asian writer, writers in the room, not in a token way but genuinely informing whatever new direction this character may take, including how it is voiced or not voiced, i'm perfectly willing and happy to step aside or help transition it into something new. I really hope that's what' The Simpsons' does and it not only makes sense, but it just feels like the right thing to do to me.

Translations for token

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  • žetonCzech
  • mærke, minde, tegn, poletDanish
  • Symbol, Souvenir, Andenken, Erinnerung, ZeichenGerman
  • simbólicoSpanish
  • mälestusese, märk, žetoon, rahamärkEstonian
  • ژتونPersian
  • rahake, poletti, merkkiFinnish
  • jeton, symbole, symboliqueFrench
  • játékpénz, tantusz, telefonérme, szuvenír, zsetonHungarian
  • tókiIcelandic
  • segno, gettone, simboloItalian
  • טוקןHebrew
  • სუვენირი, ნიშანიGeorgian
  • žetonsLatvian
  • kōtuaMāori
  • merke, nøkkel, symbolNorwegian
  • symbool, teken, symbolisch, jeton, token, munt, souvenir, aandenkenDutch
  • símbolo, vale, sinal, fichaPortuguese
  • jetonRomanian
  • сувени́р, пода́рок на па́мять, жето́н, знак, си́мвол, символи́ческийRussian
  • nödmynt, jetong, minnesgåva, minne, tecken, pollett, kännetecken, bevisSwedish
  • 象征Chinese

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