Definition of denominator
- a common denominator
- manufacturers catering to a safely low denominator of public taste Time
In the fraction 2/3 the numerator is 2 and the denominator is 3.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'denominator.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
mathematics : the number in a fraction that is below the line and that divides the number above the line
What made you want to look up denominator? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Test Your Emoji Exceptionalism