The denomination of this bill is fifty dollars.
- An example of a denomination is Catholicism as a category of Christianity.
- An example of a denomination is a $5 bill.
- the act of denominating
- a name; esp., the name of a class of things
- a class or kind (esp. of units in a system) having a specific name or value: coins or stamps of different denominations
- a particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
Origin of denominationMiddle English denominacioun from Old French from Classical Latin denominatio: see denominate
- A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
- One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights: Cash registers have slots for bills of different denominations. The stamps come in 40¢ and 70¢ denominations.
- A name or designation, especially for a class or group.
(countable and uncountable, plural denominations)
- (uncountable) The act of naming or designating.
- (countable) That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
- (countable) A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect or religious sub-goup; as, a religious denomination.
- She follows the Ahmadiyya denomination of Islam.
- (countable) A unit in a series of units of weight, money, etc
- What denomination is that money? They are all 50 euro notes.
From Old French denominacion, from Latin denominatio
denomination - Investment & Finance Definition
The face value of currency or securities.