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synonyms for denotative

  • denotive
  • denoting
  • designatory
  • expressed
  • implying
  • indicative
  • indicatory
  • referring
  • signifying
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How to use denotative in a sentence

Meaning here, then, can be neither the connotative nor denotative reference of a term; they are covered by the two prior formulae.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
Definitions are of three types, denotative, expository, scientific.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
This method of delimiting a meaning by calling out a certain attitude toward objects may be called denotative or indicative.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
The workings of my thought thus determine both its denotative and its connotative significance more fully.
THE MEANING OF TRUTHWILLIAM JAMES
In every language those words which are denotative of sounds are nearly always also imitative of them.
MATERIALS AND METHODS OF FICTIONCLAYTON HAMILTON
Most terms (the exceptions and doubtful cases will be discussed hereafter) have two functions, a denotative and a connotative.
LOGICCARVETH READ
Known sometimes as the Connotative or the Denotative-Connotative view.
LOGIC, INDUCTIVE AND DEDUCTIVEWILLIAM MINTO
It finds that "reality" is a denotative term, a word used to designate indifferently everything that happens.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO DENOTATIVE

  • denotative
  • denoting
  • designatory
  • expressed
  • implying
  • indicative
  • indicatory
  • referring
  • signifying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.