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QUID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quid mean? 

QUID (noun)
  The noun QUID has 3 senses:

1. the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence
2. something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
3. a wad of something chewable as tobacco

  Familiarity information: QUID used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUID (noun)


Sense 1quid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

British pound; British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; pound

Hypernyms ("quid" is a kind of...):

British monetary unit (monetary unit in Great Britain)

Meronyms (parts of "quid"):

penny (a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound)


Sense 2quid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

quid pro quo; quid

Hypernyms ("quid" is a kind of...):

consideration; retainer (a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone)


Sense 3quid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A wad of something chewable as tobacco

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

chaw; chew; cud; plug; quid; wad

Hypernyms ("quid" is a kind of...):

bit; bite; morsel (a small amount of solid food; a mouthful)


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