token

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Noun[change]

Singular
token

Plural
tokens

  1. A token is an individual symbol, representing something else.
    A postage stamp is a token to show you have paid the postal charge.
    A king's crown is a token to show his royal power and authority.
  2. A token can be a plastic or metal disc used instead of a coin.
    He had to put a token in the ticket machine to enter the station.

Adjective[change]

Positive
token

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. A token is a small amount, purely symbolic.
    He was not interested in winning, so he only made a token effort.