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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; The act of indicating or pointing out by name.

Usage examples (39)
  • Where’s your evidence? there’s a great percentage of impoverished suburbs in France than in the US, but the denotation is the same.
  • Each word has its denotation, that is to say, it names something.
  • Designation or denotation, which is the relation of a proposition to an external state of affairs (theory of reference, with its criterion of truth or falsity).
  • This “content” is denotation which is a crude gloss on the full meaning of an articulation, a coarse hacking away of import. for more
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