Definitions for COINkɔɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a piece of metal stamped and issued by the authority of a government for use as money.
a number of such pieces.
Informal. money; cash.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Ref: quoin (defs. 1, 2). 1 2
(adj.)operated by or containing machines operated by the insertion of a coin or coins.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.t.)to make (coins) by stamping metal.
to convert (metal) into money.
to invent; fabricate:
to coin an expression.
Idioms for coin:
pay someone back in his or her own coin,to retaliate against someone by using the person's own methods.
Origin of coin:
1300–50; ME coyn(e),coygne < AF; MF coin, wedge, corner, die < L cuneus wedge
a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
"coin phrases or words"
mint, coin, strike(verb)
form by stamping, punching, or printing
"strike coins"; "strike a medal"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a circular piece of metal money
to collect coins from around the world
to throw a coin to decide between two things
Don't argue about it - just flip a coin.
(of word or phrase ) to be the first ever to use it
an expression coined in the 1920s
A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).
One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
to create coins.
to make up or invent, and establish
Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined.
a quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See Coigne, and Quoin
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
that which serves for payment or recompense
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
to make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word
to acquire rapidly, as money; to make
to manufacture counterfeit money
Translations for COIN
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to make metal into (money)
The new country soon started to coin its own money.
- aanmunt, smeeAfrikaans
- يَضْرِبُ / يَسُكُّ عِمْلَةًArabic
- сека монетиBulgarian
- cunharPortuguese (BR)
- (Münzen) prägenGerman
- udstede mønt; præge møntDanish
- κόβω νόμισμαGreek
- سکه ضرب کردنFarsi
- lyödä rahaaFinnish
- kovati novacCroatian
- pénzt verHungarian
- mencetak uangIndonesian
- slá myntIcelandic
- (화폐를) 주조하다Korean
- (nu)kalti, kaldintiLithuanian
- kalt (naudu)Latvian
- mencetak duitMalay
- lage penger, (ut)mynte, pregeNorwegian
- سکه ضرب کردنPersian
- سکه وهلPashto
- a bate (o monedă)Romanian
- mynta, präglaSwedish
- madeni para basmakTurkish
- 鑄幣Chinese (Trad.)
- سکہ ڈھالناUrdu
- đúc tiềnVietnamese
- （铸造）硬币Chinese (Simp.)
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