denominate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit: securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.
    • to provide a name to; designate.
    • to provide a name to; to define by an epithet; to entitle; to name; to designate.
    • To issue or show when it comes to a given financial unit: securities that are denominated in bucks or yen.
    • to provide a name to; designate.
    • to offer a name to; to define by an epithet; to entitle; to mention; to designate.
  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with a quantity as a multiple of a unit: 12 in 12 weight is denominate.
    • Having a particular title or denomination; specified inside concrete in the place of abstract; therefore, 7 legs is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract volume or quantity. See Compound quantity, under compound.
    • Of or associated with a quantity as a multiple of a unit: 12 in 12 weight is denominate.
    • Having a particular title or denomination; specified in tangible as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract volume or number. See Compound number, under chemical.
  • verb:
    • to call
    • To specify a monetary device
    • assign a name or title to
    • To name
    • To specify a monetary device
    • assign a name or name to
  • others:
    • to-name; give a name or epithet to; telephone call.
    • Synonyms To phone, design, entitle, designate, dub.
    • In arithmetic, denoting lots, and combined with title for the particular unit treated of; qualifying: in opposition to abstract.
    • to mention; give a name or epithet to; telephone call.
    • Synonyms To call, style, entitle, designate, dub.
    • In arithmetic, denoting a number, and used with the name regarding the kind of unit treated of; qualifying: against abstract.

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