Definition of Currency. Meaning of Currency. Synonyms of Currency

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Currency. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Currency and, of course, Currency synonyms and on the right images related to the word Currency.

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 is a standardization of money in any form, in use or circulation as a medium of exchange, for example banknotes and coins. A more general definition...
- The euro (symbol: €; currency code: EUR) is the official currency of 20 of the 27 member states of the European Union. This group of states is officially...
- States dollar (symbol: $; currency code: USD; also abbreviated US$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies; referred to as the dollar...
- Sterling (ISO code: GBP) is the currency of the United Kingdom and nine of its ****ociated territories. The pound (sign: £) is the main unit of sterling...
- Unicode currency symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of currency symbols. A currency symbol...
- codes for the representation of currencies and provides information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units. This data...
- is the official currency in India. The rupee is subdivided into 100 paise (Hindi plural; singular: paisa). The issuance of the currency is controlled by...
- A reserve currency is a foreign currency that is held in significant quantities by central banks or other monetary authorities as part of their foreign...
- This is a list of current and historical currency of Germany. The sole currency of Germany has been the Euro since 2002....
- Digital currency (digital money, electronic money or electronic currency) is any currency, money, or money-like ****et that is primarily managed, stored...