verb (used with object), de·not·ed, de·not·ing.
Origin of denote
Examples from the Web for denote
There are different types of kimonos to denote something about the wearer, married or unmarried, young or old.
And so we are all supposed to denote something from “working mother” as a descriptive adjective.
The notion expanded to denote a personal spirit and protector by the time Horace and Ovid wrote in the first century BC.
[...] Western societies almost never give their children names which denote violence.Islamophobe With Militarist Name Attacks Muslims For Militarist Names|Ali Gharib|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The word citronette has come into vogue to denote vinaigrette made with citrus juice in place of all or part of the vinegar.
The word thinking, defined early in this chapter, is broadly used to denote the sum of all the intellectual faculties.Applied Psychology for Nurses|Mary F. Porter
It was then used to denote the whole of Syria, so that its restriction to Mount Hermon alone must have been of later date.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
This epithet was commonly used to denote the strongest and liveliest interest in any thing or person, for or against.Hamlet|William Shakespeare
Most of his movements, too, are made without his realizing exactly what they denote of his character and present thoughts.Certain Success|Norval A. Hawkins
Secondly, a Roman numeral immediately follows the above to denote the number of versions, if variants have been found.A Syllabus of Kentucky Folk-Songs|Hubert G. Shearin
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Word Origin for denote
1590s, from Middle French dénoter (14c.), from Latin denotare "denote, mark out," from de- "completely" + notare "to mark" (see note (v.)). Related: Denoted; denoting.