denominate

verb de·nom·i·nate \ di-ˈnä-mə-ˌnāt , dē- \
Updated on: 2 Apr 2018

Definition of denominate

1 : to give a name to : designate
2 : to express or designate in some denomination
  • will denominate prices in U.S. dollars

Examples of denominate in a Sentence

  1. stargazing is nothing more than that, and denominating it as astrology does not make it a science

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Origin and Etymology of denominate

Latin denominatus, past participle of denominare, from de- + nominare to name — more at nominate



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