verb (used with object)
- in proof of which.
- moreover; furthermore: She has a talent as a painter, and by the same token has a sharp eye for detail.
Origin of token
Related formspre·to·ken, noun, verb (used with object)
British Dictionary definitions for by the same token
Word Origin for token
Idioms and Phrases with by the same token (1 of 2)
by the same token
In the same way, for the same reason. For example, He has a good ear for music, and by the same token he finds it easy to pronounce foreign words. This phrase today is used in a general way to connect statements that have some logical association with one another. [Mid-1400s]
As a corroborating circumstance, as in Boston's population has grown very fast, and by the same token its urban problems have also increased. [Late 1800s]
Idioms and Phrases with by the same token (2 of 2)
see by the same token; in token of.