English - Vietnamese Dictionary
coin /kɔin/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- đồng tiền (tiền đồng, tiền kim loại); tiền
- false coin: đồng tiền giả; (nghĩa bóng) cái giả mạo
- to pay someone in his own coin
- ngoại động từ
- đúc (tiền); đúc (kim loại) thành tiền
- tạo ra, đặt ra
- to coin a word: đặt ra một từ mới
+a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
+form by stamping, punching, or printing
Advanced English Dictionary
1 specie, money, currency; change, cash, silver:
I have only a few coins in my pocket. As he had no notes he had to pay in coin.
2 mint, stamp:
The US government has stopped coining silver dollars.
3 invent, create, conceive, originate, start, make up, fabricate, frame, concoct, think or dream up:
James Joyce coined the word 'quark'.
4 coin it in or US only coin money. earn or make money, become wealthy, enrich oneself, Colloq rake it in:
Those rock stars really coin it in from their record sales.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a small flat piece of metal used as money: a pound coin
2 [U] money made of metal: notes and coin
Idioms see SIDE n., TWO
+ verb [VN]
1 to invent a new word or phrase that other people then begin to use: The term 'cardboard city' was coined to describe communities of homeless people living in cardboard boxes.
2 to make coins out of metal
Idioms: be coining it (in)
be coining money (BrE, informal) to earn a lot of money quickly or easily
Synonym: RAKE IN
to coin a phrase
1 used to show that you are aware that you are using an expression that is not new: Oh well, no news is good news, to coin a phrase.
2 used to introduce a well-known expression that you have changed slightly in order to be funny: Tasting is believing, to coin a phrase! (= the usual phrase is 'seeing is believing').
copper, gold, silver | antique, rare | commemorative | counterfeit, fake | penny, pound, etc.
VERB + COIN
issue | mint, strike
The first English gold coin was struck in 1255.
| flip, spin, toss
They tossed a coin to see who should go first.
COIN + VERB
be in circulation, circulate
Very few old 5p coins are still in circulation.
| clink, jingle
coins jingling in his pockets
COIN + NOUN
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