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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

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::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
::: friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against