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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a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc: coins of this denomination are being withdrawn.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a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc: coins of this denomination are being withdrawn.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 ?
Could it be hurtful to send for some one - some minister of any denomination, it does not matter which - to explain it, and show you how very far you have erred from its precepts; and how unfit you will be for its heaven, unless a change takes place before you die?
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.
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.
Add one fool to another fool, and in six years' time six fools more--they're all of the same denomination, big and little's nothing to do with the sum
In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.
It is not there that respectable people of any denomination can do most good; and it certainly is not there that the influence of the clergy can be most felt.
Still, when Brahmins but irritated with begging demands the mother of his master's wife, and when she sent them away so angry that they cursed the whole retinue (which was the real reason of the second off-side bullock going lame, and of the pole breaking the night before), he was prepared to accept any priest of any other denomination in or out of India.
Chadband is attached to no particular denomination and is considered by his persecutors to have nothing so very remarkable to say on the greatest of subjects as to render his volunteering, on his own account, at all incumbent on his conscience; but he has his followers, and Mrs.
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.
No, it was not snow that was falling, but checks of large denomination, the smallest not less than a thousand dollars.
He even telephoned to San Francisco for ten thousand dollars in bills of large denomination.