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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun mint:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb mint:


The word mint is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun mint

What does mint mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • mint: mints
  • Mint: Mints

  1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  2. any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
  3. any member of the mint family of plants
  4. the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: herb = aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
    • substance of: mint candy = a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
  5. a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
  6. a plant where money is coined by authority of the government

Alternative definition of the noun mint


  1. [context: provincial, Northern England, Scotland] Intent, purpose; an attempt, try; effort, endeavor.
  2. A building or institution where money (originally, only coins) is produced under government licence.
  3. [context: informal] A large amount of money. A vast sum or amount, etc.
  4. Any of several plants of the family Labiatae, typically aromatic with square stems.
  5. The flavouring of the plant, either a sweet, a jelly or sauce.
  6. A green colour, like that of mint.
  7. A mint-flavored candy, often eaten to sweeten the smell of the breath.

Definition of the adjective mint

What does mint mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: minter |

  1. as if new
    • example: in mint condition
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • similar: perfect

Alternative definition of the adjective mint


  1. Of condition, as new.
  2. [context: numismatics] In near-perfect condition; uncirculated.
  3. [context: philately] Unused with original gum; as issued originally.
  4. [slang] Very good.
  5. Of a green colour, like that of the mint plant.

Definition of the verb mint

What does mint mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: minted | minting | mints

  1. form by stamping, punching, or printing
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Product]David dug me a hole | Donna fixed me a sandwich
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product]David constructed a house | Donna fixed a sandwich
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] as [Oblique]They designed the Westinghouse-Mitsubishi venture as a non-equity transaction
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] for [Beneficiary]David dug a hole for me | Donna fixed a sandwich for me
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material]David constructed a house out of sticks

      Verbs of Creation (with the same syntax): conjure, design, dig, publish, rearrange, reconstitute, reorganize, schedule, stage.

    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • synonyms of mint: coin / strike
    • more generic terms: create from raw material / create from raw stuff = make from scratch


Mint: A mint is a food item characterized by the presence of mint flavoring or real mint oil, whether it be peppermint oil, spearmint oil, or another natural or artificial source; the sweets are often referred to as "peppermints." They are usually used to freshen breath. It is possible to obtain these sweets in a sugar-free version. Wintergreen and other oils or flavors are also frequently used in mints; however, these are not of the mint family or botanical group.

  • also known as Mentina, Bonbon parfumé à la menthe, Mintkaramell, Pebermynte, ミントタブレット

There are other foods with Mint in their name, like Balm mint, Mint leaf, Mint sauce, squaw mint, woolly mint, Mint chocolate, Green mint syrup, Kendal Mint Cake, Mint Chocolate Chip, Klondike Slim-a-Bear Mint Sandwich, Keebler Fudge Shoppe Merry Mint Patties and Murray Sugar Free Fudge Dipped Mint Cookies.


"Mint" is a play by Clare Lizzimore.


"Mint" is an artwork (ink) by Robert Rauschenberg, begun in (41 years ago).

  • media: ink


  1. "Mint" is a musical album of Alexkid.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  2. "Mint" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Mint" is a 2000 musical album by Silly Fools.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  4. "Mint" is a musical album of Crunchy Kids.
    • released on
  5. "Mint" is a musical single of Rina Aiuchi.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  6. "Mint" is a musical single of Villa.
    • released in
  7. "Mint" is a musical album of Rachel Loshak.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  8. "Mint" is a musical album of The Penny Regime.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  9. "Mint" is a composition.
  10. "Mint" is a musical album of Mint Uttawadee.
  11. "Mint" is a composition.
  12. "Mint" is a composition.


Mint is a server-based web analytics tool. It tracks traffic trends, HTTP referrers, and search trends.


  1. Mint a.k.a. Chalida Vijitvongthong is a Thai actress and model.
  2. Mint a.k.a. Mintita Wattanakul is a singer and actress.
  3. Mint a.k.a. Natwara Wongwasana is an award-winning tv actor.
  4. Mint is a musical artist.
    • born on (21 years ago) in Thailand
    • profession: Musician
    • member of musical group Tiny-G (Vocals) since
  5. Mint a.k.a. Torfun Jittaratit is an actor.
  6. Mint a.k.a. Lalita Paisarn is a presenter of Thai television program Strawberry Cheesecake.

There are other people with in their name, like Mint Suzuki, Dimi Mint Abba and Mintata Mint Hedeid.


  1. Mint is a Belgian pop-rock band, which started in 1999.
    • also known as Mint (B)
    • albums: "Magnetism", "Echoes From the Engine Room", "Hinterland", "Hits From Her Laser"
    • official website:
  2. Mint is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Mint julep, Royal Mint, Atomic Mint, Mint juleps, Mint Royale, Mint Tattoo, Mint Condition and The Mint Chicks.


  1. Mint is a fictional character from the 2012 film 3 A.M. 3D.
  2. Mint is a fictional character from Thai sit-com Pentor.
    • also known as Bangorn Meetam
  3. Mint is a fictional character from Magical Angel Sweet Mint.
    • also known as Dolceluna
  4. Mint is a fictional character from the 1999 anime TV series Trouble Chocolate.
  5. Mint is a fictional character from the 2011 Thai film 30+ Soht On Sale.
  6. Mint a.k.a. Minto is a fictional character from the tv program Jura Tripper.
  7. Mint is a fictional character from the 2009 film Bitter/Sweet.
  8. Mint is a fictional character from 2012 film Careless Love.

There are other characters with in their name, like Mint sauce.


  1. Mint: A mint is an industrial facility which manufactures coins for currency.
  2. Mint is India's second largest business newspaper published by HT Media Ltd, the Delhi-based media group which also publishes the Hindustan Times. It mostly targets readers who are business executives and policy makers. It is India's first newspaper to be published in the Berliner format. Mint exclusively carries "WSJ" branded editorial content in its pages by virtue of the content sharing partnership between HT Media and Newscorp, which owns the Journal. The current Editor of the newspaper is Sukumar Ranganathan.
  3. MINT is an acronym referring to the economies of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey. The term was originally coined by Fidelity Investments, a Boston-based asset management firm, and was popularized by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs, who had created the term BRIC. The term is primarily used in the economic and financial spheres as well as in academia. Its usage has grown specially in the investment sector, where it is used to refer to the bonds issued by these governments. These four countries are also part of the "Next Eleven".
  4. MiNT is a free software alternative operating system kernel for the Atari ST system and its successors. Together with the free system components fVDI, XaAES, and TeraDesk, MiNT provides a free TOS compatible replacement OS that is capable of multitasking.
    • license: Open source
  5. Mint Restaurant was a Michelin star–winning restaurant located in Ranelagh, Dublin in Ireland. It was owned by the controversial celebrity chef Dylan McGrath. The restaurant was featured in the 2008 RTÉ One fly on the wall documentary The Pressure Cooker, a programme which led to much complaint from McGrath's fellow chefs in the Irish media about his alleged mistreatment of his staff. The closure of Mint Restaurant was publicised in the Evening Herald on 23 April 2009.
  6. mint is a 2009 Shorty Awards-nominated Twitter microblog.
  7. Mint a.k.a. Apba1 is a protein.
  8. Mint Credit Cards is an online financial services brand and part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Groups Retail - Direct Channels Division. The Mint credit card was introduced as a replacement for the RBS Advanta card.
  9. Mint is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
  10. Mint is a 2013 theater production of the play by Clare Lizzimore.
  11. Mint is a restaurant.
  12. Mint is a color.
  13. Mint a.k.a. spen homolog, transcriptional regulator (Drosophila) is a gene.
    • also known as Msx2 interacting nuclear target (MINT) homolog; spen homolog, transcriptional regulator; nuclear receptor transcription cofactor; OTTHUMP00000044600; SMART/HDAC1 associated repressor protein

Phrases with Mint

Phrases starting with the word Mint:

  1. Mint Tea
  2. Mint Weed
  3. mint candy
  4. Mint Cream
  5. Mint Jelly
  6. mint julep

Phrases ending with the word Mint:

  1. us mint
  2. Red Mint
  3. Bush Mint
  4. corn mint
  5. Sage Mint
  6. u.s. mint
  7. Wild Mint
  8. wood mint
  9. apple mint
  10. basil mint
  11. field mint
  12. Hairy Mint
  13. horse mint
  14. lemon mint

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mint

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Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

Wood Sour Trefoil: Sorrel, Wood Sow-Bread: Cyclamen Spanish Arbor Vine: Wood Rose Spanish Saffron: Saffron Sparrow's Tongue: Knotweed Spike: Lavender Spider Lily: Spiderwort Spindle Tree: Wahoo Spire Mint: Spearmint Sponnc: ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The mint or bullion porter is to attend the office daily, if required : to be present at all importations and deliveries at the office : to mark on the assay paper the weight of each ingot weighed at the scale : to arrange, with the assistance of the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: A-B (1999)

by S. Gangolli

nematodes Kluyveromyces marxianus yeast Mensipermum cocculus plant Labeo rohita carp Mentha aquatica bog mint Laccaria spp. fungi ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

CARROTS Anise Basil Chives Cinnamon Cloves Cumin Dill Ginger Marjoram Mint Mustard seed Nutmeg Parsley Pepper, black Sage Tarragon Thyme. herbs and spices are much less likely to have been irradiated. Matching Vegetables and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Log, Loveboat, Lovely, Mad Dog, Madman, Magic, Magic Dust, Magic Mist, Mean Green, Mint Dew, Mint Leaf, Mint Weed, Missile, Mist, Monkey Dust, Monkey Tranquilizer, More, New Acid, New Magic, Niebla, Octane (mixed with gasoline), ...

Google previewGold: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2011)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Shannon L. Kenny

Because the fate of currency played a crucial role in the successes and failures of England and the British Empire, the Tower Mint and its keepers fulfilled a strategic function in governance and political intrigue throughout history. One of the ...

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Quotes about Mint

Efter long mint, never dint.
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Scrabble value of M3I1N1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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