denote

  • 1 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; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 denote — 1 signify, *mean, import Analogous words: betoken, bespeak, *indicate, attest, argue, prove: *intend, mean: *suggest, imply, hint, intimate, insinuate 2 Denote, connote and their corresponding nouns denotation, connotation are complementary… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 denote — [dē nōt′, dinōt′] vt. denoted, denoting [Fr dénoter < MFr < L denotare, to mark out, denote < de , down + notare, to mark < nota, NOTE] 1. to be a sign of; indicate [dark clouds denote rain] 2. to signify or refer to explicitly; stand …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 dénoté — ⇒DÉNOTÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de dénoter. II. Adj., spéc. A. LOG. Qui se réfère à l extension d un concept. Quelle que soit la manière dont elle « coiffe » le message dénoté, la connotation ne l épuise pas (R. BARTHES, Éléments… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 denote — 1590s, from M.Fr. dénoter (14c.), from L. denotare denote, mark out, from de completely + notare to mark (see NOTE (Cf. note) (v.)). Related: Denoted; denoting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 denote — ► VERB 1) be a sign of; indicate. 2) be a name or symbol for. DERIVATIVES denotation noun denotational adjective denotative adjective. USAGE On the difference between denote and connote …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 denote — I verb be a name for, be a sign of, be an indication of, bespeak, betoken, convey a meaning, denominate, denotate, depict, depicture, designare, designate, express, imply, indicare, indicate, label, mark, mean, note, point out, portray, refer to …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 dénoté — dénoté, ée (dé no té, tée) part. passé. Les dispositions de l âme dénotées par signes extérieurs …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 denote — [v] designate, mean add up, announce, argue, bespeak, betoken, connote, evidence, express, finger, flash, hang sign on*, imply, import, indicate, insinuate, intend, make, mark, peg, prove, put down for, put finger on*, show, signify, spell, stand …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 denoté — Denoté, [denot]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 11 denote — 01. According to my book on palm reading, fingers which are short and blunt in appearance [denote] a stubborn character. 02. Each black dot which appears on the website s world map [denotes] the death of a child due to starvation. 03. Very fancy… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 denote — To refer. Russell sometimes uses the term so that what he called complexes, or something more like concepts, are what denote, and what they denote is whatever falls under them. See reference, definite descriptions …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 13 denote — de|note [dıˈnəut US ˈnout] v [T] formal [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: dénoter, from Latin notare to note ] 1.) to mean something →↑connote ▪ What does the word curriculum denote that course does not? 2.) to represent or be a sign of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 denote — verb (T) formal 1 to mean: The word family is used here to denote the members of a household, whether or not they are related. 2 to be a sign of something; indicate (4): Crosses on the map denote villages and hamlets. denotative adjective …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 denote — UK [dɪˈnəʊt] / US [dɪˈnoʊt] verb [transitive] Word forms denote : present tense I/you/we/they denote he/she/it denotes present participle denoting past tense denoted past participle denoted formal 1) to be a feature that shows you what something… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 denote — transitive verb Etymology: Middle French denoter, from Latin denotare, from de + notare to note Date: 1562 1. to serve as an indication of ; betoken < the swollen bellies that denote starvation > 2. to serve as an …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 Dénoté — Dénotation et connotation Les termes de cet article sont fréquemment amalgamés : discipline de la sémantique : Dénotation , connotation En linguistique le sens ou signifié dénotatif, la dénotation, s oppose au sens ou signifié… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 denote — verb a) To indicate; to mark. The yellow blazes denote the trail. b) To make overt. The tears denoted her true feelings …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 denote — See denote, connote …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 20 denote — verb Denote is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑arrow, ↑line, ↑symbol, ↑term, ↑word …

    Collocations dictionary


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