denote

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See also: dénote and dénoté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French denoter, from Latin denotare; de- "complete" and notare "to mark (out)"

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

denote (third-person singular simple present denotes, present participle denoting, simple past and past participle denoted)

  1. (transitive) To indicate; to mark.
    The yellow blazes denote the trail.
  2. (transitive) To make overt.
    The tears denoted her true feelings.
  3. (transitive) To refer to literally; to convey meaning.
    "Pre-" denotes "before."

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

denote

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of denotar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of denotar
  3. first-person singular imperative of denotar
  4. third-person singular imperative of denotar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

denote

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of denotar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of denotar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of denotar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of denotar.