Denotation Definition

dēnō-tāshən
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noun
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The act of denoting.
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An indication or sign.
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The direct, explicit meaning or reference of a word or term.
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The class of all the particular objects to which a term refers; extension.
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A distinguishing name; designation.
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Other Word Forms of Denotation

Noun

Singular:
denotation
Plural:
denotations

Origin of Denotation

  • From to denote (from Middle French denoter, from Latin denotare "denote, mark out", itself from de- "completely" + notare "to mark") + -ation

    From Wiktionary

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