Associations to the word «Denote»


DENOTE, verb. (transitive) To indicate; to mark.
DENOTE, verb. (transitive) To make overt.
DENOTE, verb. (transitive) To refer to literally; to convey meaning.

Dictionary definition

DENOTE, verb. Be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed".
DENOTE, verb. Have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' ".
DENOTE, verb. Make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky