1 coin, disc:
You need to buy a token to get through the turnstile.
2 symbol, sign, mark, marker, badge, emblem, indication, proof, evidence:
The purple trim on a Roman toga was a token of its wearer's elevated status.
3 souvenir, memento, keepsake, reminder, remembrance, Archaic remembrancer:
The miniature Statue of Liberty and Eiffel Tower are tokens of our trips abroad.
4 symbolic, emblematic, representative:
The panel was made up of three men and a token woman.
5 superficial, cosmetic, surface, perfunctory, minimal, slight, nominal:
We encountered only token resistance when taking over the communications centre.