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Definition 1: identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for denomination in the sense of this definition

(denomination is a kind of ...) a language unit by which a person or thing is known

"his name really is George Washington" "those are two names for the same thing"

(... is a kind of denomination ) an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods)

"her street name is Bonbon"

(... is a kind of denomination ) a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

"Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph" "Henry's nickname was Slim"

(... is a kind of denomination ) an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'

"the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"

(... is a kind of denomination ) an appellation signifying nobility

"`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"

Definition 2: a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith - [noun denoting group]

(denomination is a kind of ...) an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government

(... is a kind of denomination ) (Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites

(... is a kind of denomination ) group of Protestant congregations

(denomination is a member of ...) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

(denomination is a member of ...) a person who has religious faith

Definition 3: a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money - [noun denoting group]

Samples where denomination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations

(denomination is a kind of ...) a collection of things sharing a common attribute

"there are two classes of detergents"

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