denominate

  • 1 denominate — de‧nom‧i‧nate [dɪˈnɒmneɪt ǁ ˈnɑːm ] verb [transitive] FINANCE to officially measure or set the value of something such as a bond or a currency according to the value of a particular currency: • International lenders will often force an… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Denominate — De*nom i*nate, a. [L. denominatus, p. p.] Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See {Compound number}, under… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 denominate — I verb call, call by name, christen, classify, coin, denominare, denote, designate, distinguish by name, dub, entitle, give a name to, give title to, label, name, phrase, signify, specify, style, term, title II index denominate III index call ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 denominate — [dē näm′ə nāt΄, dinäm′ə nāt΄; ] for adj., usually [, dē näm′ənit, di näm′ənit] vt. denominated, denominating [< L denominatus, pp. of denominare, to name < de , intens. + nominare: see NOMINATE] to give a specified name to; call adj. being… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Denominate — De*nom i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denominated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denominating}.] [L. denominatus, p. p. of denominare to name; de + nominare to call by name. See {Nominate}.] To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 denominate — 1550s, from L. denominatus, pp. of denominare to name (see DENOMINATION (Cf. denomination)). Related: Denominated; denominating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 denominate — ► VERB 1) formal call; name. 2) (be denominated) (of sums of money) be expressed in a specified monetary unit. ORIGIN Latin denominare, from nominare to name …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 denominate — UK [dɪˈnɒmɪneɪt] / US [dɪˈnɑmɪˌneɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms denominate : present tense I/you/we/they denominate he/she/it denominates present participle denominating past tense denominated past participle denominated economics to say what… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 denominate — transitive verb Etymology: Latin denominatus, past participle of denominare, from de + nominare to name more at nominate Date: circa 1552 1. to give a name to ; designate 2. to express or designate in some denomination < will denominate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 denominate — /di nom euh nayt /, v.t., denominated, denominating. to give a name to; denote; designate. [1545 55; < L denominatus (ptp. of denominare), equiv. to de DE + nominatus; see NOMINATE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 denominate — verb a) To name Oil is denominated in dollars, so changes in the strength of the dollar effect oil prices everywhere. b) To specify a monetary unit …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 denominate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. designate, title, dub; see name 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To give a name or title to: baptize, call, christen, designate, dub, entitle, name, style, term, title. See SPECIFIC, WORDS …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 denominate — de|nom|i|nate [dıˈnɔmıneıt US dıˈna: ] v [T usually passive] technical [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: denominare, from nominare to name ] to officially set the value of something according to one system or type of money …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 denominate — de|nom|i|nate [ dı namı,neıt ] verb transitive BUSINESS to say what UNITS of money are used: dollar denominated assets/investments …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 denominate — de·nom·i·nate || dɪ nÉ’mɪneɪt v. name, give a name to …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 denominate — [dɪ nɒmɪneɪt] verb 1》 formal call; name. 2》 (be denominated) (of sums of money) be expressed in a specified monetary unit. Origin ME: from L. denominat , denominare, from de away, formally + nominare to name …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 denominate — I. v. a. Name, designate, entitle, style, call, dub, christen, phrase. II. a. (Arith.) Compound …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 denominate — verb (T) formal to give a name to something; designate 1 (2) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 denominate — de·nom·i·nate …

    English syllables

  • 20 denominate — de•nom•i•nate [[t]dɪˈnɒm əˌneɪt[/t]] v. t. nat•ed, nat•ing to give a name to; denote; designate • Etymology: 1545–55; < L dēnōminātus, ptp. of dēnōmināre=dē de +nōmināre; see de , nominate …

    From formal English to slang


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