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JUSTIN ROSE, WITH A BACK NINE OUT OF A DREAM, RACES TO A FOUR-SHOT LEAD AT THE MASTERSCHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLEN, DES BIELERAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To fix the connotation of a concrete name, or the denotation of the corresponding abstract, is to define the name.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The denotation of this eery evil tread of ruined lives grated terribly on Lem's highly tensioned nerves.
THE RED DEBTEVERETT MACDONALD
It is common to distinguish two aspects, meaning and denotation, such phrases as "the author of Waverley."
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
For if the denotation alone were relevant, any other phrase with the same denotation would give the same proposition.
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
A second reason is that propositions concerning "the so-and-so" are possible even when "the so-and-so" has no denotation.
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
If, then, we are asserting identity of denotation, we must not mean by denotation the mere relation of a name to the thing named.
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
If we call its meaning M', our proposition becomes "Scott is the denotation of M'."
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
In fact, it would be nearer to the truth to say that the meaning of "Scott" is the denotation of "the author of Waverley."
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
"The denotation of M," like "the author of Waverley," has both meaning and denotation, on the theory we are examining.
MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL

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