Currency

Word CURRENCY
Character 8
Hyphenation cur ren cy
Pronunciations /ˈkʌɹ.ən.si/

Definitions and meanings of "Currency"

What do we mean by currency?

Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money. noun

Transmission from person to person as a medium of exchange; circulation. noun

General acceptance or use; prevalence. noun

The state of being current; up-to-dateness. noun

A flowing, running, or passing; a continued or uninterrupted course, like that of a stream. noun

A continued course in public knowledge, opinion, or belief; the state or fact of being communicated in speech or writing from person to person, or from age to age: as, a startling rumor gained currency. noun

A continual passing from hand to hand; circulation: as, the currency of coins or of banknotes. noun

Fluency; readiness of utterance. noun

General estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued. noun

That which is current as a medium of exchange; that which is in general use as money or as a representative of value: as, the currency of a country. noun

A continued or uninterrupted course or flow like that of a stream. noun

The state or quality of being current; general acceptance or reception; a passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulation. noun

That which is in circulation, or is given and taken as having or representing value. noun

Fluency; readiness of utterance. noun

Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued. noun

Money or other items used to facilitate transactions. noun

Paper money. noun

The state of being current; general acceptance or recognition. noun

Fluency; readiness of utterance noun

Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued. noun

Money or other items used to facilitate transactions.

(more specifically) Paper money.

The state of being current; general acceptance or recognition.

Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.

Fluency; readiness of utterance

Synonyms and Antonyms for Currency

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The word "currency" in example sentences

As soon as facebook developers’ allotted banner ad space dries up, or the virtual currency/survey model dries up, the only thing left to monetize in the realm will be virtual gifts (* not virtual currency*), and being that Facebook already has a gift shop, they’ll be slopping up all the revenue. ❋ Michael Arrington (2005)

Although the term "currency board" is somewhat contemporary, the Bank of England used this mechanism to manage its gold standard system in the 18th century. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Mr. Mantega, who popularized the term "currency war" a year ago to describe the political impact on emerging market countries to keep the value of their exports competitive amid a declining U.S. dollar, said he doesn't believe the wars are over. ❋ Erin McCarthy (2011)

The phrase "currency board linked to gold" drives some hard-money advocates batty. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Oddly, the vision I have of the newly divorced woman flinging herself onto a bed covered in currency is not born out by the figures. ❋ Newmania (2007)

Brazil's sharp-tongued Finance Minister Guido Mantega quickly became an international sensation when he coined the phrase "currency wars" to refer to excessive currency manipulation in these times of high volatility and dollar debasement. ❋ Agustino Fontevecchia (2011)

Mantega coined the phrase "currency wars" - AFP/Getty Images via @daylife ❋ Agustino Fontevecchia (2011)

Though Kerouac and Ginsberg each sought to elevate the term "Beat Generation" into something "beatific," John Clellon Holmes, who gave the term currency in a 1952 article, paraphrased Kerouac saying, "It involves a sort of nakedness of mind, and ultimately, of soul," a feeling of being beaten down to the bedrock of consciousness. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Senators Bob Casey, Charles Schumer and Debbie Stabenow said Monday they will introduce legislation to address what they call currency "misalignments" that "unfairly" harm U.S. trade. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Or was it a self-contained barter economy wherein the currency is the art of medicine, and the medicine of art? ❋ Alexandra Marvar (2010)

Actually drdumb, about the time God was added to our currency is about the same time we started our journey to hell in a hand-basket. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The tensions in currency markets, which some have called a currency war, are expected top the agenda when finance ministers from Group of 20 nations gather in South Korea later this month. ❋ P.R. Venkat (2010)

Finance officials from the group's member economies also agreed at a meeting here to take a closer look at what they called currency misalignments, a move clearly aimed at frequent complaints about an undervalued Chinese yuan. ❋ Sudeep Reddy (2011)

There truly in a revolution brewing where people are starting to understand that the real value of our currency is approaching the paper it is printed on - a few cents. ❋ Canadian Silver Bug/Green Assassin Brigade (2008)

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