Origin of denominate; from Classical Latin denominatus, past participle of denominare, to name ; from de-, intensive + nominare: see nominate
transitive verbde·nom·i·nat·ed, de·nom·i·nat·ing, de·nom·i·nates
- To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit: securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.
- To give a name to; designate.
Origin of denominateLatin d&emacron;n&omacron;min&amacron;re, d&emacron;n&omacron;min&amacron;t- : d&emacron;-, de- + n&omacron;min&amacron;re, to name (from n&omacron;men, n&omacron;min-, name; see n&obremac;-men- in Indo-European roots).
(third-person singular simple present denominates, present participle denominating, simple past and past participle denominated)