Associations to the word «Denomination»


DENOMINATION, noun. (uncountable) The act of naming or designating.
DENOMINATION, noun. (countable) That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
DENOMINATION, noun. (countable) A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect or religious sub-goup; as, a religious denomination.
DENOMINATION, noun. (countable) A unit in a series of units of weight, money, etc

Dictionary definition

DENOMINATION, noun. A group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith.
DENOMINATION, noun. 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".
DENOMINATION, noun. Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King