Sentence Examples


  • She studied the denotation of the sentence as a whole.
  • The word "dentist" has the denotation "man or woman who fixes teeth."
  • The denotation of a word translates the word to its literal meaning.
  • The expressions "4" and "8/2" have the same denotation; but, they express different senses and different ways of conceiving the same number.
  • Subtle problems can arise when computers interpret such denotations as numbers, and not as strings.