verb (used with object), de·not·ed, de·not·ing.
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Origin of denote
OTHER WORDS FROM denotede·not·a·ble, adjectivede·note·ment, nounun·de·not·a·ble, adjectiveun·de·not·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH denoteconnote, denote
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Example sentences from the Web for denote
The rivalry game in Dallas often denotes the moment pragmatism makes its way into the postseason-expectation conversation.The Big 12 Can’t Rely On Texas And Oklahoma This Year|Josh Planos|October 7, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Those rocky deposits denote the edges of ancient, bulldozing glaciers.By 2100, Greenland will be losing ice at its fastest rate in 12,000 years|Carolyn Gramling|September 30, 2020|Science News
To synchronize all the data, the team added an artificial “marking signal”—a strange-looking electrical pattern—into brain recordings to denote the start of an experiment.Want to Decode the Human Brain? There’s a New System for That, and It’s Pretty Wild|Shelly Fan|September 22, 2020|Singularity Hub
The children were given wristbands denoting their group’s color.Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic?|Sujata Gupta|August 14, 2020|Science News
The title tag denotes what will appear as the page title in search results, and the meta description is the descriptive text that appears just below the title in those results.Content creation guide: How to effectively think of SEO at every stage|Kelsey Raymond|June 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
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.
In Scotland, even a beggar has none of those abject manners that denote his class elsewhere.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
The reception of it did not imply the attainment of grace; but as a sign, it was appointed to denote grace received.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
This again was used equally to denote a potentate of either sex, until at last we find the interjection dame!A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
When we swung into the clearing there was nothing in his appearance to denote the terrible experience he had passed through.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
The differentia should include all the members that the term denotes, and it should exclude all that it does not denote.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster