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DENOTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does denote mean? 

DENOTE (verb)
  The verb DENOTE has 3 senses:

1. be a sign or indication of
2. have as a meaning
3. make known; make an announcement

  Familiarity information: DENOTE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DENOTE (verb)


Sense 1denote [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be a sign or indication of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

Her smile denoted that she agreed

Hypernyms (to "denote" is one way to...):

denominate; designate (assign a name or title to)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 2denote [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have as a meaning

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

denote; refer

Context example:

'multi-' denotes 'many'

Hypernyms (to "denote" is one way to...):

intend; mean (mean or intend to express or convey)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "denote"):

convolute; pervert; sophisticate; twist; twist around (practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive)

express; state (indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.)

slur (speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur)

apply (refer (a word or name) to a person or thing)

identify; name (give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property)

come back; hark back; recall; return (go back to something earlier)

euphemise; euphemize (refer to something with a euphemism)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 3denote [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make known; make an announcement

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

announce; denote

Context example:

She denoted her feelings clearly

Hypernyms (to "denote" is one way to...):

inform (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "denote"):

post (publicize with, or as if with, a poster)

advertise; advertize; publicise; publicize (call attention to)

call out (call out loudly, as of names or numbers)

blare out; blat out (announce loudly)

trump; trump out (proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare)

blazon out; cry (proclaim or announce in public)

report (announce as the result of an investigation, or announce something to the proper authorities)

report (announce one's presence)

meld (announce for a score; of cards in a card game)

denounce (announce the termination of, as of treaties)

sound (announce by means of a sound)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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