Synonyms for denomination

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On his return, he married "Lydia Tindall, of the denomination of Puritans."

He has long been a valued and honored member of the Baptist denomination.

The article will not come under the denomination of dry goods.

The term matriarchy is given to denomination after the maternal side.

In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.

And what denomination do you distinguish as the standing-order?

About two thousand skulls of animals of every denomination were also to be found there.

This denomination was printed on wove paper and perforated 12 like the others.

A variety of the 3d denomination is catalogued with “double transfer”.

He appeared as a scholar at Hiram, a new school of his own denomination, in 1851.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "a naming, act of giving a name to," from Old French denominacion "nominating, naming," from Latin denominationem (nominative denominatio) "a calling by anything other than the proper name, metonymy," from denominare "to name," from de- "completely" (see de-) + nominare "to name" (see nominate). Meaning "a class" is from mid-15c. Monetary sense is 1650s; meaning "religious sect" is 1716.

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communion

nounsacrament in church; body of believers sharing a sacrament
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