Denominate meaning

dĭ-nŏmə-nāt
Of or relating to a quantity as a multiple of a unit.

12 in 12 pounds is denominate.

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To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit.

Securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.

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To give a name to; designate.
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To give a specified name to; call.
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Being used to quantify a unit of measure.

“15” in “15 feet” is a denominate number.

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To name; to designate.
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To express in a monetary unit.

Oil is denominated in dollars, so changes in the strength of the dollar affect oil prices everywhere.

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Origin of denominate

  • Latin dēnōmināre dēnōmināt- dē- de- nōmināre to name (from nōmen nōmin- name nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition