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.

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