English definition of “token”
/ˈtəʊkən/ noun [C]
LOVE/THANKS › something that you give to someone in order to show them love, to thank them, etc: I gave Helen some chocolates as a token of thanks for all her help.
INSTEAD OF MONEY › a round piece of metal or plastic that you put in some machines instead of money: You need a token to get out of the car park.
PAPER UK (US gift certificate) › a piece of paper that you give someone which they can exchange for a book, CD, etc: a book/record/gift token