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Word: denotation

Definition: meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation


Sentences Containing 'denotation'

The denotation of a teams record is wins-losses-overtime/shootout losses.

More Vocab Words

::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
::: depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
::: renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
::: glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery