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- adj. Serving to denote something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Serving to denote.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Serving to denote; denotative; specifically, denoting by means of arbitrary terms, or by terms which have no natural association with the idea expressed: opposed to connotive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming
denote + -ive? (Wiktionary)