De*nom"i*nate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denominated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Denominating (?).] [L. denominatus, p. p. of denominare to name; de- + nominare to call by name. See Nominate.]

To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle; to name; to designate.

Passions commonly denominating selfish. Hume.


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De*nom"i*nate (?), a. [L. denominatus, p. p.]

Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See Compound number, under Compound.


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