Definition of token in English:
- Except for a few very visible tokens, the voices and lives of women are trivialized, if not simply cropped out of the scene altogether, and this is the crux of the problem.
- His work was almost always meant to have the quality of a personal token, rather than that of an object for public display.
- In the 1800s, puzzle purses became popular: the Valentine was carefully folded, so its recipient had to refold it to read the messages and find the love tokens concealed therein.
- So if your budget stretches to it, a book or record token or gift voucher as well may not go amiss.
- Keep and use all the coupons and tokens you get free, but only if they're for items you would buy anyway.
- The other two section winners each receive £75 shopping vouchers and leisure tokens as well as a trophy.
- The gaming system avoids having to use coins or tokens in the operation of slot machines.
- They were operated by tokens rather than money.
- The couple say they got into trouble when a woman and her Jamaican boyfriend gave them tokens for gambling machines in a casino during the holiday.
- In other words, speech sounds are merely the arbitrary tokens whereby linguistic exchange is carried out.
- As we increase the size of the corpus, the number of tokens of the morpheme will obviously increase.
- The percentage of tokens covered in this small academic corpus did not differ substantially from the percentage of tokens covered in the first part.
- The first field of bytes which is of fixed length is always present in every message and taken together, these bytes represent a unique message identifier called a token.
- This might involve the use of tokens or hard-to-break passwords, but the most important thing is that it is designed into how the applications are accessed and used in day-to-day work.
- This is typically done with a unique identifier such as a user name, ID card or a token.
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- How does an apathetic agnostic even begin to redress a quarter-century of token gestures and guest appearances at church?
- Neither side called him, and he made one token appearance at the trial.
- But even the head acknowledges that her school is beyond such token gestures.
- The second problem is that there is no way to police if the teams are just interviewing these minorities as token candidates to fit under the guidelines.
- She says U.S. companies boast diversity by including one token minority in advertisements and on TV shows.
- A funny, feisty couple, they joke about being token minority characters.
- 1by the same token
- In the same way or for the same reason: there was little evidence to substantiate the gossip and, by the same token, there was little to disprove itMore example sentences
- Popularity need not be equated with the destruction of intellectual values and, by the same token, accessibility need not threaten traditional archival and custodial roles.
- It is convenient to claim that what goes on in other countries is no business of ours and by the same token that foreigners should keep their noses out of what happens inside our borders.
- We're not trying to make a point of being laid-back but, by the same token, you do not want to be gratuitously intense, because that becomes your message.
- 2in token of
- As a sign or symbol of: we bought each other drinks in token of the holiday seasonMore example sentences
- He was joined by disciples, the first members of the Franciscan order for which he drew up the rule in 1209, the principal characteristic of which was humility, in token of which they called themselves ‘Friari Minori’.
- All the performers wore cloth caps, in token of the proletarian poet whose doggerel verses about the Tay Bridge and its collapse in 1879 provided the work's text.
- On Wednesday, in token of their appreciation of his courtesy, the passengers on the Great Lever car subscribed for and presented to him a handsome clock.
‘He gave him…a cordial slap on the back, and some other equally gentle tokens of satisfaction’, wrote the novelist Fanny Burney in 1778. She was using token in the meaning it had had since Anglo-Saxon times, ‘a sign or symbol’. In the 17th and 18th centuries there was often a scarcity of small coins, and tradesmen issued their own coin-shaped pieces of metal to exchange for goods or cash. Such a disc was a token as it ‘symbolized’ or substituted for real money. Use of the word for a voucher, as in a book token, dates from the early 20th century.
Words that rhyme with tokenawoken, bespoken, betoken, broken, foretoken, oaken, outspoken, plain-spoken, ryokan, spoken, woken
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