Character 8
Hyphenation cur ren cy
Pronunciations /ˈkʌɹ.ə

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

A jargony corporate buzzword used by the company Comscore to promote the idea that their data is worth purchasing. Invented by B.J. Wiener, the term is meaningless- one might say that inflation has ruined its value by being used too much. It was supposed to mean that Comscore was the measuring stick for all marketing metrics- not a terrible idea, until the he disagreed with the Board of Directors and quit. Now nobody knows what currency means. It was a decent idea and even seemed to be working! Oh well, now the stock is falling because... currency? Urban Dictionary

Slang for women's breasts. Urban Dictionary

Used to express something that is good or surprisingly good. Also, used to express a feeling of confidence towards a certain subject, action or future action. As related to conversation, an expression used to define the worth of a comment. Urban Dictionary

When something is good, sweet, gnarnia, etc. Usually used as a substitution for "money". Also see: dollars Urban Dictionary

The word used when the act of ballin has accrued Urban Dictionary

Alias of based artist 0101010, from Manhattan, New York. Mainly releases his solo work via his bandcamp page, or his soundcloud page. Urban Dictionary

A currency whose value is set by the currency markets; money whose exchange rate relative to other currencies is determined mainly or entirely by unrestricted trading in the currency. Most currencies are dirty float|dirty floats, which means that the government issuing them attempts to manage their traded value in some way; or else hard peg|hard pegs, in which the value is tied to something specific. When a currency is floating, then its value may rise because the county is running a trade surplus, or it is running a capital account surplus. Floating currencies are not fiat money, although they are often confused for each other. Urban Dictionary

Digital money organized by a synced distributed ledger online. While centralized currencies are backed by the economies of countries, decentralized currencies typically don't have a government affiliation. These currencies are run by incentivized volunteers via appropriate consensus algorithms. Much like incentivized volunteers run Uber, called drivers, and Airbnb, called hosts, incentivized volunteers, traditionally called "miners," run these decentralized currency protocols. Examples of decentralized currencies include Bitcoin and Ethereum. Urban Dictionary

A proprietary form of value, like gift cards or loyalty points, usually issued by merchants and exchanged for goods. Urban Dictionary

The deliverance of pleasure to another person of the opposite gender. Urban Dictionary

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)

"We’re going to start with currency products, but we’re going to [move on] to planning products.”- [Bryan] [Wiener], 2018 at ❋ Redefining_the_wheel (2019)

[Jennifer] [flashed] her currency all over [the bar] ❋ Joeyjoejo1200 (2011)

1. Yo, when you [hit that] shot...Currency. 2. I have it [in the bag], it's Currency. 3. Yo, that chick is Currency 4. Haha, thats [mad funny]. Currency yo, Currency. ❋ Mercedes Benz And MC Avninder (2004)

[Denny's] [hashbrowns] are so good. [Shit's] currency, dude. ❋ Chamby (2007)

i was [shootin] some [hoops] wit [my g's] and yelled out currency when i made the shot ❋ SNAH (2007)

when was [last] time you had [digital currency] by yo [side]??? ❋ Basedoverloras (2019)

For most of [the last] [half century], most money used [around the world] has been floating currency. ❋ Abu Yahya (2008)

I haven't been [trading] much decentralized currency [lately]. ❋ Undertheradar (2019)

Retailers use branded currency to [get new] [customers] and grow [loyalty]. ❋ LovesWords (2018)

Person 1: [How are you] [gonna] [pay] me? Person 2: With Jett Currency;) ❋ IsuCkATspeLiNG (2021)

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