Meaning of COIN in English


vi to manufacture counterfeit money.

2. coin ·noun that which serves for payment or recompense.

3. coin ·vt to acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

4. coin ·noun a quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. ·see coigne, and quoin.

5. coin ·vt to make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word.

6. coin ·noun 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.

7. coin ·vt 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.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.