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denomination Explained

denomination at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


denomination at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1398, "a naming," from L. denominationem (nom. denominatio) "a calling by anything other than the proper name, metonymy," from denominare "to name," from de- "completely" + nominare "to name." Monetary sense is 1660; meaning "religious sect" is 1716. ///

denomination at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 a religious group that has slightly different beliefs from other groups within the same religion: --Christians of all denominations//
2 technical the value shown on a coin, paper money, or a stamp:

dénomination at French => English Of Explained:


denomination at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

221 Moby Thesaurus words for "denomination":
Amish, Anglicanism, Anglo-Catholicism, Arianism, Athanasianism,
Boehmenism, Calvinism, Catholicism, Christian Science,
Confucianism, Congregationalism, Conservative Judaism,
Eleusinianism, Episcopalianism, Erastianism, Ethical Culture,
Gnosticism, Hinduism, Judaism, Lamaism, Laudianism, Laudism,
Lingayat Hinduism, Magianism, Mahayana Buddhism, Mandaeism,
Methodism, Mithraism, Muhammadanism, New Thought,
Orthodox Christianity, Orthodox Judaism, Oxford Movement, Parsiism,
Parsism, Practical Christianity, Puritanism, Quakerism,
Reform Judaism, Roman Catholicism, Rosicrucianism, Sabaeanism,
Salvation Army, Shiite Muslimism, Shin Buddhism, Shingon Buddhism,
Shinto, Shintoism, Sikhism, Socinianism, Sufism, Taoism,
Tendai Buddhism, Theosophy, Ubiquitarianism, Uniatism,
Unitarianism, Vaishnavite Hinduism, Vajrayana Buddhism, Vedanta,
Wahabiism, Yoga, Yogism, Zen, Zen Buddhism, Zoroastrianism,
adherents, affiliation, allocation, antinomianism, appellation,
appellative, assignment, attribution, baptism, binomen,
binomial name, blood, body, branch, brand, breed, byword, calling,
cast, character, characterization, christening, church, clan,
class, classification, classifying, cognomen, color, communion,
community, confession, connection, creed, cryptonym, cult,
definition, denotation, description, designation, determination,
differentiation, disciples, disclosure, division, empty title,
epithet, eponym, euonym, expression, faction, faith, feather,
fellowship, fingering, fixing, followers, form, genre, genus,
grade, grain, group, gymnosophy, handle, hint, homoiousianism,
honorific, hyponym, identification, identifying, ilk, indication,
indicativeness, ism, kidney, kin, kind, label, latitudinarianism,
line, lot, make, manifestation, manner, mark, meaning, mold,
moniker, name, namesake, naming, nature, nicknaming, nomen,
nomen nudum, number, offshoot, order, organization, party,
persuasion, phylum, picking out, pinning down, pointing,
pointing out, pointing to, precision, proper name, proper noun,
quietism, race, religious order, schism, school, scientific name,
secret name, sect, sectarism, segment, selection, shape, show,
showing, signification, size, society, sort, species,
specification, stamp, stipulation, strain, stripe, style, styling,
suggestion, symptomaticness, tag, tagging, tautonym, term, terming,
the like of, the likes of, title, tribe, trinomen, trinomial name,
type, unit, value, variety, version

denomination at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Class): class, division, category, head, order, section, department, subdepartment, province, domain, kind, sort, genus, species, variety, family, order, kingdom, race, tribe, caste, clan, breed, type, subtype, sect, set, subset, assortment, suit, range, gender, sex, kin, manner, denomination, designation, rubric, character.

[N] (Nomenclature): nomenclature, naming, nomination, name, designation, title, heading, rubric, caption, denomination, epithet, proper name, patronymic, surname, eponym, noun, label.

[N] (Party): party, faction, side, denomination, crew, band, horde, posse, phalanx, family, clan, team, community, fellowship, confraternity, brotherhood, sisterhood, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd.

[N] (Theology): theology, theosophy, divinity, hagiology, hagiography, religion, religious persuasion, religious sect, denomination, creed, belief.

[ADJ] (Theology): theological, religious, denominational, sectarian.

denomination at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun (formal)
1 a branch of the Christian Church:
Christians of all denominations attended the conference.
2 a unit of value, especially of money:
coins and banknotes of various denominations

Denomination at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Denomination \De*nom`i*na"tion\, n. [L. denominatio metonymy:
cf. F. d['e]nomination a naming.]
1. The act of naming or designating.

2. 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.

Those [qualities] which are classed under the
denomination of sublime. --Burke.

3. A class, or society of individuals, called by the same
name; a sect; as, a denomination of Christians.

Syn: Name; appellation; title. See {Name}.

denomination at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a group of religious congregations having its own
organization and a distinctive faith
2: 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"
3: identifying word or words by which someone or something is
called and classified or distinguished from others [syn: {appellation},
{designation}, {appellative}]

denomination at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » denominatus||named


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


    Inter: en-noun » s|-

  • Inter: uncountabl » e The act of naming or designating.
    1. Inter: countabl » e 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.
    2. Inter: countabl » e A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect; as, a religious denomination.
    3. Inter: countabl » e A unit in a series of units of weight, money, etc

    :: What denomination is that money? They are all 50 euro notes.

    Derived terms

    * denominationalism


    Inter: trans-top » act of naming, designation
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|наричане|n|tr=naričane|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » bg|именуване|n|tr=imenuvane|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|nimitys
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dénomination|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Benennung|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ονομασία|f|tr=onomasía|sc=Grek, Inter: t+ » el|χαρακτηρισμός|m|tr=charaktirismós|sc=Grek
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|называние|n|tr=nazyvánije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|именование|n|tr=imenovánije|sc=Cyrl
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|madhehebu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » name, designation, or title
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|име|n|tr=ime|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|название|n|tr=nazvanie|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|nimellisarvo
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|désignation|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Bezeichnung|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|όνομα|n|tr=ónoma|sc=Grek, Inter: t+ » el|ονομασία|f|tr=onomasía|sc=Grek
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|имя|n|tr=ímja|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|название|n|tr=nazvánije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|наименование|n|tr=naimenovánije|sc=Cyrl
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|madhehebu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » class or society with the same name, a sect
    • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|denominasie, Inter: t- » af|sekte
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|секта|f|tr=sekta|sc=Cyrl
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|denominace|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|tunnustuskunta, Inter: t+ » fi|uskontokunta

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|δόγμα|n|tr=dógma|sc=Grek, Inter: qualifier » religion Inter: t+ » el|θρήσκευμα|n|tr=thrískevma|sc=Grek
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|деноминация|f|tr=denominácija|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|вероисповедание|n|tr=veroispovedánije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|секта|f|tr=sékta|sc=Cyrl
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|madhehebu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » size of unit: money etc.
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|стойност|f|tr=stojnost|sc=Cyrl
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αξία|f|tr=axía|sc=Grek
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|достоинство|n|tr=dostóinstvo|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|стоимость|f|tr=stóimostʹ|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|апоен|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|apoen
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|madhehebu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * name
    • appellation
    • title

      External links

      * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

    Translation: et » denomination
    Translation: el » denomination
    Translation: fr » denomination
    Translation: ko » denomination
    Translation: id » denomination
    Translation: kn » denomination
    Translation: sw » denomination
    Translation: hu » denomination
    Translation: mg » denomination
    Translation: ml » denomination
    Translation: ja » denomination
    Translation: pl » denomination
    Translation: ru » denomination
    Translation: sm » denomination
    Translation: sv » denomination
    Translation: ta » denomination
    Translation: te » denomination
    Translation: vi » denomination
    Translation: zh » denomination

    dénomination at English (WD) Of Explained:



    * Inter: IPA » /de.nɔɔ̃/|lang=fr


    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=denomination
  • denomination (all senses)

  • Translation: et » dénomination
    Translation: fr » dénomination
    Translation: ko » dénomination
    Translation: io » dénomination
    Translation: mg » dénomination
    Translation: pl » dénomination
    Translation: fi » dénomination
    Translation: vi » dénomination