"token" in the noun sense
1. token, item
an individual instance of a type of symbol
"the word `error' contains three tokens of `r'"
something serving as a sign of something else
a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines
4. keepsake, souvenir, token, relic
something of sentimental value
"token" in the adjective sense
1. nominal, token, tokenish
insignificantly small a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal
"the fee was nominal"
"a token gesture of resistance"
"a tokenish gesture"
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