Denote De*note", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denoted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denoting}.] [L. denotare; de- + notare to mark, nota mark, sign, note: cf. F. d['e]noter. See {Note}.] 1. To mark out plainly; to signify by a visible sign; to serve as the sign or name of; to indicate; to point out; as, the hands of the clock denote the hour. [1913 Webster]

The better to denote her to the doctor. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To be the sign of; to betoken; to signify; to mean. [1913 Webster]

A general expression to denote wickedness of every sort. --Gilpin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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