denote


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de·note

 (dĭ-nōt′)
tr.v. de·not·ed, de·not·ing, de·notes
1. To mark; indicate: a frown that denoted increasing impatience.
2. To serve as a symbol or name for the meaning of; signify: A flashing yellow light denotes caution.
3. To signify directly; refer to specifically: The word "river" denotes a moving body of water and connotes such things as the relentlessness of time and the changing nature of life.

[French dénoter, from Latin dēnotāre : dē-, de- + notāre, to mark; see connote.]

de·not′a·ble adj.
de·no′tive adj.

denote

(dɪˈnəʊt)
vb (tr; may take a clause as object)
1. to be a sign, symbol, or symptom of; indicate or designate
2. (Linguistics) (of words, phrases, expressions, etc) to have as a literal or obvious meaning
[C16: from Latin dēnotāre to mark, from notāre to mark, note]
deˈnotable adj
deˈnotement n

de•note

(dɪˈnoʊt)

v.t. -not•ed, -not•ing.
1. to be a mark or sign of; indicate: A fever often denotes an infection.
2. to be a name or designation for; mean.
3. to represent by a symbol; stand as a symbol for.
[1585–95; < Middle French dénoter, Latin dēnotāre to mark out =dē- de- + notāre to mark; see note]
de•not′a•ble, adj.
de•no′tive, adj.

denote


Past participle: denoted
Gerund: denoting

Imperative
denote
denote
Present
I denote
you denote
he/she/it denotes
we denote
you denote
they denote
Preterite
I denoted
you denoted
he/she/it denoted
we denoted
you denoted
they denoted
Present Continuous
I am denoting
you are denoting
he/she/it is denoting
we are denoting
you are denoting
they are denoting
Present Perfect
I have denoted
you have denoted
he/she/it has denoted
we have denoted
you have denoted
they have denoted
Past Continuous
I was denoting
you were denoting
he/she/it was denoting
we were denoting
you were denoting
they were denoting
Past Perfect
I had denoted
you had denoted
he/she/it had denoted
we had denoted
you had denoted
they had denoted
Future
I will denote
you will denote
he/she/it will denote
we will denote
you will denote
they will denote
Future Perfect
I will have denoted
you will have denoted
he/she/it will have denoted
we will have denoted
you will have denoted
they will have denoted
Future Continuous
I will be denoting
you will be denoting
he/she/it will be denoting
we will be denoting
you will be denoting
they will be denoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been denoting
you have been denoting
he/she/it has been denoting
we have been denoting
you have been denoting
they have been denoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been denoting
you will have been denoting
he/she/it will have been denoting
we will have been denoting
you will have been denoting
they will have been denoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been denoting
you had been denoting
he/she/it had been denoting
we had been denoting
you had been denoting
they had been denoting
Conditional
I would denote
you would denote
he/she/it would denote
we would denote
you would denote
they would denote
Past Conditional
I would have denoted
you would have denoted
he/she/it would have denoted
we would have denoted
you would have denoted
they would have denoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.denote - be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"
denote, refer - have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
denominate, designate - assign a name or title to
2.denote - have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
signify, stand for, mean, intend - denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
denote - be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"
twist around, convolute, pervert, sophisticate, twist - practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words"
euphemise, euphemize - refer to something with a euphemism
hark back, recall, come back, return - go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a previous remark of his"
identify, name - give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
apply - refer (a word or name) to a person or thing; "He applied this racial slur to me!"
slur - speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
state, express - indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"
3.denote - make knowndenote - make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
denounce - announce the termination of, as of treaties
meld - announce for a score; of cards in a card game
report - announce one's presence; "I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"
report - announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding; "Dozens of incidents of wife beatings are reported daily in this city"; "The team reported significant advances in their research"
blazon out, cry - proclaim or announce in public; "before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square"
trump out, trump - proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
blare out, blat out - announce loudly
call out - call out loudly, as of names or numbers
advertise, publicise, publicize, advertize - call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
post - publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
sound - announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm"

denote

verb
1. indicate, show, mean, mark, express, import, imply, designate, signify, typify, betoken Red eyes denote strain and fatigue.
2. represent, mean, stand for, express, equal, substitute for, correspond to, symbolize, equate with, betoken In the table, 'DT' denotes quantity demanded.
3. refer to, mean, signify, suggest, imply, connote In the Middle Ages the term 'drap' denoted a type of woollen cloth.

denote

verb
1. To make known or identify, as by signs:
2. To have or convey a particular idea:
Idiom: add up to.
Translations
يَدُلُّ عَلى
ukazovat naznamenat
tyde på
ilmaistamerkitätarkoittaa
sÿna/gefa til kynna
apzīmētnorādītnozīmēt

denote

[dɪˈnəʊt] VTdenotar, indicar; [word] → significar (Ling, Philos) → denotar

denote

[dɪˈnəʊt] vt (= indicate) → indiquer

denote

vtbedeuten; symbol, wordbezeichnen; (Philos) → den Begriffsumfang angeben von

denote

[dɪˈnəʊt] vt (indicate) → denotare, indicare; (subj, word) → significare

denote

(diˈnəut) verb
to be the sign of or to mean. Do you think his silence denotes guilt?
References in classic literature ?
The expanded chest, full formed limbs, and grave countenance of this warrior, would denote that he had reached the vigor of his days, though no symptoms of decay appeared to have yet weakened his manhood.
A clump of scrubby trees, such as alone grew on the peninsula, did not so much conceal the cottage from view, as seem to denote that here was some object which would fain have been, or at least ought to be, concealed.
But as the stumps of harpoons are frequently found in the dead bodies of captured whales, with the flesh perfectly healed around them, and no prominence of any kind to denote their place; therefore, there must needs have been some other unknown reason in the present case fully to account for the ulceration alluded to.
He had left behind him five children and a wife; and in nineteen years he had seen five funerals issue, and none of them humble enough in pomp to denote a servant.
My first doth affliction denote, Which my second is destin'd to feel And my whole is the best antidote That affliction to soften and heal.
There was, at times, a want of spirits about him which, if it did not denote indifference, spoke a something almost as unpromising.
I said this laughing: I perceived that Bessie's glance, though it expressed regard, did in no shape denote admiration.
Straining his powers of listening to the utmost, he listened for any sound that might denote suspicion or alarm.
Thus they denote the folly of a servant, an omission of a child, a stone that cuts their feet, a continuance of foul or unseasonable weather, and the like, by adding to each the epithet of YAHOO.
It is not meant that his body was ill-shaped, but that his face was ugly; for the Cretans use the word {epsilon upsilon epsilon iota delta epsilon sigma}, 'well-favoured,' to denote a fair face.
This will be evident from particular instances, if we apply the names used to denote the other categories; for instance, granted that justice is the contrary of injustice and justice is a quality, injustice will also be a quality: neither quantity, nor relation, nor place, nor indeed any other category but that of quality, will be applicable properly to injustice.
Sleigh is the word used in every part of the United States to denote a traineau.