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Meaning of denote by Wiktionary Dictionary

denote


    Etymology

    From Middle French denoter, from Latin denotare; de- "complete" and notare "to mark ( out )"

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /dɪˈnəʊt/
    • Rhymes: -əʊt

    Derived terms



Explanation of denote by Wordnet Dictionary

denote


    Verb
    1. have as a meaning

    2. `multi-' denotes `many'
    3. be a sign or indication of

    4. Her smile denoted that she agreed
    5. make known

    6. She denoted her feelings clearly


    Definition of denote by GCIDE Dictionary

    denote


    1. Denote v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denoted; p. pr. & vb. n. Denoting.] [L. denotare; de- + notare to mark, nota mark, sign, note: cf. F. dénoter. See Note.]
      1. To mark out plainly; to signify by a visible sign; to serve as the sign or name of; to indicate; to point out; as, “the hands of the clock denote the hour”.

      The better to denote her to the doctor. Shak.

      2. To be the sign of; to betoken; to signify; to mean.

      A general expression to denote wickedness of every sort. Gilpin.