Synonyms for denote
- stand for
- add up
- hang sign on
- put down for
- put finger on
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DENOTE
Matthew had turned over his cup to denote that his meal was finished.
It does not denote that the two conceptions are the same or that they belong to the same genus.
In psychotherapy, the term "transference" is used to denote this relationship.
Rosamund gave a quiet smile—a smile which seemed to denote power.
The upper will denote the summer and the lower the winter portion.
This, all who knew him, understood to denote a serious determination to engage.
And I daresay it does 'denote laziness,' as Aunt Elizabeth says.
It may denote, first of all, the number of molecules in a given body.
But we take it rather to denote the gospel salvation itself.
By this I do not mean to denote any geographical limit or boundary.
1590s, from Middle French dénoter (14c.), from Latin denotare "denote, mark out," from de- "completely" + notare "to mark" (see note (v.)). Related: Denoted; denoting.