from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit: securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.
- transitive v. To give a name to; designate.
- adj. Of or relating to a quantity as a multiple of a unit: 12 in 12 pounds is denominate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To name
- v. To specify a monetary unit
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle; to name; to designate.
- adj. Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See Compound number, under compound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To name; give a name or epithet to; call.
- Synonyms To call, style, entitle, designate, dub.
- In arithmetic, denoting a number, and used with the name of the kind of unit treated of; qualifying: opposed to abstract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. assign a name or title to
Latin dēnōmināre, dēnōmināt- : dē-, de- + nōmināre, to name (from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nŏ̄-men- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)