- to give a name to; denote; designate.
Origin of denominate
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Examples from the Web for denominated
Most of the borrowing by Italian firms is denominated in euros.Euro Crisis: Reheated
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The vast majority of international economic transactions are denominated in dollars.Can Timmy Tackle China?
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"Paracelsus," so denominated, was one of Robert Browning's earlier poems.'Tis Sixty Years Since
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That the poetry so denominated was, in substance, composed by Ossian we have no doubt.
The first of all requisites for human sustenance is Bread, which with great propriety is denominated 'the staff of life.'
The complaint, however, had not been cholera, it was rather what is denominated “Syrian fever.”Byeways in Palestine
To the inn, therefore, which was denominated 'The Grey Ass,' they still went.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
- (tr) to give a specific name to; designate
- maths (of a number) representing a multiple of a unit of measurement4 is the denominate number in 4 miles
C16: from de- + Latin nōmināre to call by name; see nominate
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Word Origin and History for denominated
1550s, from Latin denominatus, past participle of denominare "to name" (see denomination). Related: Denominated; denominating.
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