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de·nom·i·na·tion

 (dĭ-nŏm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights: Cash registers have slots for bills of different denominations. The stamps come in 40¢ and 70¢ denominations.
3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.

de·nom′i·na′tion·al adj.
de·nom′i·na′tion·al·ly adv.

denomination

(dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Theology) a group having a distinctive interpretation of a religious faith and usually its own organization
2. (Units) a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc: coins of this denomination are being withdrawn.
3. (Currencies) a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc: coins of this denomination are being withdrawn.
4. a name given to a class or group; classification
5. the act of giving a name
6. a name; designation
[C15: from Latin dēnōminātiō a calling by name; see denominate]
deˌnomiˈnational adj
deˌnomiˈnationally adv

de•nom•i•na•tion

(dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a religious group, usu. including many local churches.
2. one of the grades in a series of designations of quantity, value, measure, weight, etc.: bills of small denomination.
3. a name or designation, esp. one for a class of things.
4. a class of persons or things distinguished by a specific name.
5. the act of naming or designating a person or thing.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin, Latin]
de•nom`i•na′tion•al, adj.
de•nom`i•na′tion•al•ly, adv.

Denomination

 a set of the same persons, called by the same name and therefore of the same views. See also communion, confession.
Examples: denomination of Bapists; of Christians; of Epicureans, 1716; of the faithful, 1746; of malefactors, 1814; of methodists; of peripateticks, 1716; of Stoics, 1716.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denomination - a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
congregation, faithful, fold - a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
communion - (Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
worshipper, believer, worshiper - a person who has religious faith
2.denomination - a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money; "he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations"
category, class, family - a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
3.denomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from othersdenomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
street name - an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods); "her street name is Bonbon"
byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
title - an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"

denomination

noun
1. religious group, belief, sect, persuasion, creed, school Acceptance of women preachers varies from one denomination to another.
2. unit, value, size, grade a pile of bank notes, mostly in small denominations

denomination

noun
1. Those who accept and practice a particular religious belief:
2. A system of religious belief:
3. The word or words by which one is called and identified:
Slang: handle, moniker.
Translations
طائِفَهقيمَه
denominacehodnotavyznání
pålydendetrosretning
nimitys
apoen
felekezet
gildi, verîgilditrúarsöfnuîur
nominalastikyba
konfesijavērtība
vyznanie

denomination

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən] N
1. (= class) → clase f, categoría f
2. (Rel) → confesión f
3. [of coin] → valor m; [of measure, weight] → unidad f
4. (= name) → denominación f

denomination

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən] n
[banknote, coin] → valeur f
(= religious group) → confession f

denomination

n
(Eccl) → Konfession f
(= name, naming)Benennung f, → Bezeichnung f
(of money)Nennbetrag m; (of weight, measures)Einheit f
(= class, kind)Klasse f, → Gruppe f

denomination

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃn] n (Rel) → confessione f; (of coin) → valore m

denomination

(dinomiˈneiʃən) noun
1. a value (of a stamp, coin etc). banknotes of all denominations.
2. a group of people with the same religious beliefs. This service is open to people of all denominations.

denomination

n. denominación, nombre.
References in classic literature ?
In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.
Impositions of this kind usually fall under the denomination of indirect taxes, and must for a long time constitute the chief part of the revenue raised in this country.
Holland, in which no particle of the supreme authority is derived from the people, has passed almost universally under the denomination of a republic.
Where any one body of educated men, of whatever denomination, are condemned indiscriminately, there must be a deficiency of information, or (smiling) of something else.
The end of it was that Jane Clayton wrote out a cheque of large denomination and handed it to Nikolas Rokoff, who left her cabin with a grin of satisfaction upon his lips.
The watchmen in Germany, had formerly, and in some places they still carry with them, on their rounds at night, a sort of mace or club, known in ancient times by the above denomination.
Micawber, who always said those two words with an air, though I never could discover who came under the denomination, 'my family are of opinion that Mr.
Several churches of different denominations are open, and divine service is performed in them unhindered.
Similar sentiments have hitherto prevailed among all orders and denominations of men among us.
He showed me also, in one of his books, the figures of the sun, moon, and stars, the zodiac, the tropics, and polar circles, together with the denominations of many plains and solids.
The Tin Woodman began to turn over the rubbish with the handle of his axe; and, sure enough, what they had first thought only worthless papers were found to be all bills of various denominations, which the mischievous Jackdaws had for years been engaged in stealing from the villages and cities they visited.
If no other consideration had convinced me of the value of the Christian life, the Christlike work which the Church of all denominations in America has done during the last thirty-five years for the elevation of the black man would have made me a Christian.