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Definitionmeans literally; or indicates
- The asterisk ("*") denotes a footnote.
denotes = indicates
- "Multi-" denotes "many."
- He said three failures denote uncommon strength since a weakling would have given up before trying the third time.Minna Thomas Antrim
- If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen defrocked, doesn't it follow that electricians can be delighted, musicians denoted?George Carlin
- Thy wild acts denote The unreasonable fury of a beast.William Shakespeare -- Romeo and Juliet
- Lightning rods guarding some graves denoted dead who rested uneasily; stumps of burned-out candles stood at the heads of infant graves.Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
- Words denote concepts.
- The scales in the statue of the Lady of Justice denote a careful weighing of the evidence.
- Grimaud made a sign to denote that he had done so.Dumas, Alexandre -- Twenty Years After
- And what may be the nature of the Figure which I am to shape out by this motion which you are pleased to denote by the word 'upward'?Abbott, Edwin -- Flatland
- Her very looks denote her desiresMelville, Herman -- Typee
- There was, at times, a want of spirits about him which, if it did not denote indifference, spoke a something almost as unpromising.Austen, Jane -- Sense and Sensibility
- She denoted her feelings clearly.
- The words chance and genius do not denote any really existing thing and therefore cannot be defined.Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
- How did he elucidate the mystery of an invisible attractive person, his wife Marion (Molly) Bloom, denoted by a visible splendid sign, a lamp?James Joyce -- Ulysses
- Bright green lines denoted the buildings, allowing viewers to see inside; it reminded Mae of heat-reading visual displays.Dave Eggers -- The Circle
- All this swift action denoted an inner combat, and it nearly overwhelmed him.Zane Grey -- The Light of Western Stars
- Down the walls were lines denoting the breaks in the mirrors.Stephenie Meyer -- Twilight
- The Decemvirs of Rome, whose name denotes their number,' could more easily usurp power than any ONE of them, alone.Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay -- The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
- Well the heart here denotes the feminine in man is as that piteous woman, and hard tho' it be, she must here be ruled out.Herman Melville -- Billy Budd
denotes = means
denote = resemble (or indicate)
denoted = indicated