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Meaning of DENOTATION

Pronunciation:  `deenow'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos"
  2. [n]  the act of indicating or pointing out by name
 

DENOTATION is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: extension, indication, reference
 
 See Also: meaning, naming, substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De`no*ta"tion\, n. [L. denotatio: cf. F.
d['e]notation.]
The marking off or separation of anything. --Hammond.

 

 

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