mint

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
mint

Plural
mints

  1. Mint is a plant in the genus Mentha which has very strong-smelling leaves.
    We had a mint sauce to pour on the roast lamb.
  2. Mint is a lolly or candy flavored with the mint plant.
    She sucked on a mint to make her breathe smell nice.
  3. A mint is a place where money is made.
    There was a high fence around the mint.
  4. A mint is a lot of money.
    He made a mint selling his house at the right time.

Verb[change]

Plain form
mint

Third-person singular
mints

Past tense
minted

Past participle
minted

Present participle
minting

  1. To mint is to make coins and money.
    The government need to mint extra coins.
  2. To mint is to invent or make something.
    He was able to make people smile when he would mint a new word.