Read the dictionary definition of token. All definitions for this word.
1. something of sentimental value
2. a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines
3. something serving as a sign of something else
4. an individual instance of a type of symbol
1. the word `error' contains three tokens of `r'
5. insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
1. the fee was nominal
2. a token gesture of resistance
3. a tokenish gesture