verb (used with object), de·nom·i·nat·ed, de·nom·i·nat·ing.
Origin of denominate
Examples from the Web for denominate
A main cause of the disadvantageous appearance exhibited by the ordinary schoolboy, lies in what we denominate sheepishness.Thoughts on Man|William Godwin
Now you will perhaps permit me to denominate these three groups of patterns that occur in our new home fabrics as modern patterns.
Amongst the tales of Mr Poe are several papers which, we suppose, in the exigency of language, we must denominate philosophical.
No tree or plant has lent its name more freely to denominate places.Trees. A Woodland Notebook|Herbert Maxwell
Hence the origin of the first part of speech, which we denominate the noun.English Grammar in Familiar Lectures|Samuel Kirkham
British Dictionary definitions for denominate
adjective (dɪˈnɒmɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
Word Origin for denominate
Word Origin and History for denominate
1550s, from Latin denominatus, past participle of denominare "to name" (see denomination). Related: Denominated; denominating.