verb (used with object), de·not·ed, de·not·ing.
Origin of denote
Examples from the Web for denoting
He distinguished them from other bureau files by calling them “confidential,” denoting secrecy.
A cry; especially as denoting reiteration of the same sound, S.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language|John Jamieson
The very word art, as denoting a product of human activity different from the ordinary daily tasks of men, was unknown.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
Just at this time, however, the conversation was interrupted by the sound of the bell, denoting that the train was about to start.Rollo in London|Jacob Abbott
These pupils were ranked by their teachers into three groups, denoting progress as "good," "fair," or "poor" respectively.
The dragon and leopard beast of Rev. 12 and 13, denoting the same as the fourth beast of Dan.The United States in the Light of Prophecy|Uriah Smith
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.