Definition of Currency. Meaning of Currency. Synonyms of Currency

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Definition of Currency

Currency
Currency Cur"ren*cy (k?r"r?n-c?), n.; pl. Currencies (-s?z). [Cf. LL. currentia a current, fr. L. currens, p. pr. of currere to run. See Current.] 1. A continued or uninterrupted course or flow like that of a stream; as, the currency of time. [Obs.] --Ayliffe. 2. The state or quality of being current; general acceptance or reception; a passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulation; as, a report has had a long or general currency; the currency of bank notes. 3. That which is in circulation, or is given and taken as having or representing value; as, the currency of a country; a specie currency; esp., government or bank notes circulating as a substitute for metallic money. 4. Fluency; readiness of utterance. [Obs.] 5. Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued. He . . . takes greatness of kingdoms according to their bulk and currency, and not after intrinsic value. --Bacon. The bare name of Englishman . . . too often gave a transient currency to the worthless and ungrateful. --W. Irving.

Meaning of Currency from wikipedia

- A currency (from Middle English: curraunt, "in circulation", from Latin: currens, -entis), in the most specific sense is money in any form when in use...
- referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its territories per the Coinage Act of 1792. One...
- delineates currency designators, country codes (alpha and numeric), and references to minor units in three tables: Table A.1 – Current currency & funds code...
- The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of 19 of the 27 member states of the European Union. This group of states is known as the eurozone...
- A currency symbol or currency sign is a graphic symbol used as a shorthand for a currency's name, especially in reference to amounts of money. When writing...
- A cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a digital ****et designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses strong cryptography to secure financial transactions...
- market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for the trading of currencies. This market determines...
- Digital currency (digital money, electronic money or electronic currency) is a type of currency available in digital form (in contrast to physical, such...
- A reserve currency (or anchor currency) is a foreign currency that is held in significant quantities by central banks or other monetary authorities as...
- known in some contexts simply as the pound or sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, South...
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