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 use of the word, refers to money in any...
- delineates currency designators, country codes (alpha and numeric), and references to minor units in three tables: Table A.1 – Current currency & funds code...
- the official currency of the European Union. Currently 19 of 28 member states use the euro (eurozone). It is the second most traded currency in the foreign...
- This is a list of current and historical currency of Germany. The sole currency of Germany has been the Euro since 2002....
- world's primary reserve currency. Several countries use it as their official currency, and in many others it is the de facto currency. Besides the United...
- Digital currency (digital money or electronic money or electronic currency) is a type of currency available only in digital form, not in physical (such...
- Jiao (Chinese: 角), or mao, or hou (Chinese: 毫) in Cantonese, is a unit of currency used in Greater China, including People's Republic of China (Mainland China)...
- exchange market. The currency that is used as the reference is called the counter currency, quote currency or currency and the currency that is quoted in...
- market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for the trading of currencies. This market determines...
- The pound is a unit of currency in some nations. The term originated in the Frankish Empire as a result of Charlemagne's currency reform ("pound" from Latin...