Definitions for denominationdɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•nom•i•na•tiondɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a religious group, usu. including many local churches.

    Category: Religion

  2. one of the grades in a series of designations of quantity, value, measure, weight, etc.:

    bills of small denomination.

  3. a name or designation, esp. one for a class of things.

  4. a class of persons or things distinguished by a specific name.

  5. the act of naming or designating a person or thing.

Origin of denomination:

1350–1400; < LL, L

de•nom`i•na′tion•al•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. denomination(noun)

    a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith

  2. denomination(noun)

    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. appellation, denomination, designation, appellative(noun)

    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

Wiktionary

  1. denomination(Noun)

    The act of naming or designating.

  2. denomination(Noun)

    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.

  3. denomination(Noun)

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

  4. denomination(Noun)

    A unit in a series of units of weight, money, etc

  5. Origin: From denominatus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Denomination(noun)

    the act of naming or designating

  2. Denomination(noun)

    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

  3. Denomination(noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Denomination

    Denomination is a proper description of a currency amount, usually for coins or banknotes. Denominations may also be used with other means of payment like gift cards. For example, five euros is the denomination of a five euro note. See also Redenomination.


Translations for denomination

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

denomination(noun)

a value (of a stamp, coin etc)

banknotes of all denominations.

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