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

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
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