Denote Definition

dĭ-nōt
denoted, denotes, denoting
verb
denoted, denotes, denoting
To be a sign of; indicate.
Dark clouds denote rain.
Webster's New World
To be the name for (individuals or instances of a class)
Webster's New World
To signify or refer to explicitly; stand for; mean.
Webster's New World

To make overt.

The tears denoted her true feelings.
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Origin of Denote

  • From Middle French denoter, from Latin denotare; de- "complete" and notare "to mark (out)"

    From Wiktionary

  • French dénoter from Latin dēnotāre dē- de- notāre to mark connote

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

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