- denominate number,
Origin of denomination
Examples from the Web for denomination
Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.
Communion practices vary by denomination and even by individual parishes.
Dollar bills (of any denomination) represent a claim on the labor, services, and products of Americans.All About the Benjamins: Here’s the Redesigned $100 Bill|Daniel Gross|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The empty layers of denomination and doctrine that have little to do with grace.Pope Francis’s Injunction to Get Back to Basics May Help American Christianity|Joshua DuBois|October 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Afraid to incite violence and unsure which denomination has the right to the ladder, no one has moved it since.Christian Monks Square Off at One of Jerusalem’s Holiest Sites|Nina Strochlic|July 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The greater part of northern France, though well brought under the plow, would come under the denomination of gray country.The Poetry of Architecture|John Ruskin
The exercises were concluded by a collection for the poor of their own denomination.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
Tatian gave them his name when he organized them as a Christian denomination, in the second century.Pagan Origin of Partialist Doctrines|John Claudius Pitrat
The majority of those who came under this denomination were not heroes, and acted quite differently.The Customs of Old England|F. J. Snell
That brilliant star was evidently the cause of bestowing on the day of its appearance the denomination of the Epiphany.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Word Origin for denomination
late 14c., "a naming, act of giving a name to," from Old French denominacion "nominating, naming," from Latin denominationem (nominative denominatio) "a calling by anything other than the proper name, metonymy," from denominare "to name," from de- "completely" (see de-) + nominare "to name" (see nominate). Meaning "a class" is from mid-15c. Monetary sense is 1650s; meaning "religious sect" is 1716.