tr.v. de·nom·i·nat·ed, de·nom·i·nat·ing, de·nom·i·nates
1. To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit: securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.
2. To give a name to; designate.
Of or relating to a quantity as a multiple of a unit: 12 in 12 pounds is denominate.
[Latin dēnōmināre, dēnōmināt- : dē-, de- + nōmināre, to name (from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see n-men- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
de·nomi·na·ble (-nə-bəl) adj.
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