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Definitions of denomination

  1. identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of naming or designating. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect; as, a denomination of Christians. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act of designating or naming; a sect, class, or division; a name for a certain class or unit in a series; as, we have coins of many denominations. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The act of naming: a name or title: a collection of individuals called by the same name: a sect. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Denominational. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Name; title; sect. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The act of naming; a name; appellation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A distinct body of Christians; a sect. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The act of naming; a name, title, or appellation; a collection of individuals called by the same name; a sect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for denomination

  1. This is not covert irony, but a simple fact which, for that matter, ought hardly to have been otherwise, since most of us were ministers of one denomination or another. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  2. We may instance that of the Antinomians, whose remarkable denomination explains their doctrine, expressing that they were " against law!" – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
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