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: to give a name to : designate
: to express or designate in some denomination
will denominate prices in U.S. dollars
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baptize, call, christen, clepe [archaic], designate, dub, entitle, label, name, nominate, style, term, title
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circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin denominatus, past participle of denominare, from de- + nominare to name — more at nominate
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