Simple Definition of denomination
: a religious group
: the value that a particular coin or bill has
: an amount of money that something is worth
Full Definition of denomination
denominationalplay \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of denomination in a sentence
People from several different religious denominations participated in the event.
Methodists, Baptists, and other Christian denominations.
It's one of the more conservative denominations.
The kidnappers asked for bills in small denominations.
The gift certificates are available in $5 and $10 denominations.
She spoke with people of many different political denominations.
First Known Use of denomination
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Definition of denomination for Students
1 : a value in a series of values (as of money) <She asked for her money in small denominations.>
2 : a name especially for a class of things
3 : a religious group <a Christian denomination>
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