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 Meanings and Examples of DENOTE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  We were, as we believed, many hundred miles from any land; but this apparition seemed to denote that it was not, in reality, so distant as we had supposed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 4
2  There was, at times, a want of spirits about him which, if it did not denote indifference, spoke of something almost as unpromising.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4
3  The professional gentleman thus familiarly pointed out, had been all the time standing near them, with nothing specific visible, to denote his gentlemanly rank on board.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.
4  The expanded chest, full formed limbs, and grave countenance of this warrior, would denote that he had reached the vigor of his days, though no symptoms of decay appeared to have yet weakened his manhood.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3
5  You have, undoubtedly; and there are situations in which very high spirits would denote insensibility.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
6  Mr. Dawkins gave his hat a ferocious cock, after delivering this sentiment, and looked at Master Bates, as if to denote that he would feel obliged by his saying anything to the contrary.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  The words chance and genius do not denote any really existing thing and therefore cannot be defined.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER II
8  Those words only denote a certain stage of understanding of phenomena.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER II
9  One wore a cap of two staring colors, denoting the class of persons to which she belonged.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
10  All that evening smart sounds denoting an active packing up came from Yeobright's room to the ears of his mother downstairs.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
11  A step, a gesture, a word, on your part, denoting an effort to escape, and you are to be fired upon.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
12  In a flash she remembered Mrs. Trenor's complaints of Carry Fisher's rapacity, and saw that they denoted an unexpected acquaintance with her husband's private affairs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
13  His motions plainly denoted his extreme exhaustion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14  The deeper tones of one who spoke as having authority were next heard, amid a silence that denoted the respect with which his orders, or rather advice, was received.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13
15  Then a low, but increasing murmur, ran through the multitude, and finally swelled into sounds that denoted a lively opposition in the sentiments of the spectators.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 29
Example Sentence:
1  The word “sex” is simply that—a word to denote whether a person is male or female.
2  Maya elites relied on luxury items, such as jade and quetzal feathers, to denote high social rank.
3  The flashing lights denote dangerous roads ahead.
4  I recognised his decisive nose, more remarkable for character than beauty; his full nostrils, denoting, I thought, choler.
5  The word "lion"denotes a certian kind of animal.
6  The word "dentist"denotes a doctor whose work is the care of teeth.
7  In algebra, the sign X usually denotes an unknown quantity.
8  A dictionary will always give us the denotation of a word; frequently, it will also give us the connotations.