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Coin vs. Denary

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Coinnoun

(money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.

Denarynoun

An ancient coin, the denarius.

Coinnoun

A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).

Denaryadjective

Containing ten parts.

Coinnoun

(figurative) That which serves for payment or recompense.

Denaryadjective

Based on the number ten.

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Coinnoun

money in general, not limited to coins

‘She spent some serious coin on that car!’;

Denaryadjective

Containing ten; tenfold; proceeding by tens; as, the denary, or decimal, scale.

Coinnoun

One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.

Denarynoun

The number ten; a division into ten.

Coinnoun

A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge.

Denarynoun

A coin; the Anglicized form of denarius.

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Coinnoun

A small circular slice of food.

Denaryadjective

containing ten or ten parts

Coinverb

To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture.

‘to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal’;

Denaryadjective

numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten;

‘the decimal system’;

Coinverb

To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate.

‘Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined.’;

Coinverb

To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

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Coinnoun

A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See Coigne, and Quoin.

Coinnoun

A piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped by government authority, making it legally current as money; - much used in a collective sense.

‘It is alleged that it [a subsidy] exceeded all the current coin of the realm.’;

Coinnoun

That which serves for payment or recompense.

‘The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin.’;

Coinverb

To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal.

Coinverb

To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word.

‘Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined,To soothe his sister and delude her mind.’;

Coinverb

To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

‘Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.’;

Coinverb

To manufacture counterfeit money.

‘They cannot touch me for coining.’;

Coinnoun

a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money

Coinverb

of phrases or words

Coinverb

form by stamping, punching, or printing;

‘strike coins’; ‘strike a medal’;

Coinnoun

a flat disc or piece of metal with an official stamp, used as money

‘she opened her purse and took out a coin’; ‘gold and silver coins’;

Coinnoun

money in the form of coins

‘large amounts of coin and precious metal’;

Coinnoun

one of the suits in some tarot packs, corresponding to pentacles in others.

Coinverb

make (coins) by stamping metal

‘guineas and half-guineas were coined’;

Coinverb

make (metal) into coins.

Coinverb

earn a lot of (money) quickly and easily

‘the company was coining it in at the rate of £90 a second’;

Coinverb

invent (a new word or phrase)

‘he coined the term ‘desktop publishing’’;

Coin

A coin is a small, flat, (usually, depending on the country or value) round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade.

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