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Synonyms for denomination
dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃənde·nom·i·na·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. denomination

    Name in the most general sense, signifying the word by which a person or thing is called or known, includes all other words of this group; in this sense every noun is a name; in the more limited sense a name is personal, an appellation is descriptive, a title is official. In the phrase William the Conqueror, King of England, William is the man's name, which belongs to him personally, independently of any rank or achievement; Conqueror is the appellation which he won by his acquisition of England; King is the title denoting his royal rank. An epithet (Greek epitheton, something added, from epi, on, and tithemi, put) is something placed upon a person or thing; the epithet does not strictly belong to an object like a name, but is given to mark some assumed characteristic, good or bad; an epithet is always an adjective, or a word or phrase used as an adjective, and is properly used to emphasize a characteristic but not to add information, as in the phrase "the sounding sea;" the idea that an epithet is always opprobrious, and that any word used opprobriously is an epithet is a popular error. Designation may be used much in the sense of appellation, but is more distinctive or specific in meaning; a designation properly so called rests upon some inherent quality, while an appellation may be fanciful. Among the Romans the prenomen was the individual part of a man's name, the "nomen" designated the gens to which he belonged, the cognomen showed his family and was borne by all patricians, and the agnomen was added to refer to his achievements or character. When scientists name an animal or a plant, they give it a binary or binomial technical name comprising a generic and a specific appellation. In modern use, a personal name, as John or Mary, is given in infancy, and is often called the given name or Christian name, or simply the first name (rarely the prenomen); the cognomen or surname is the family name which belongs to one by right of birth or marriage. Style is the legal designation by which a person or house is known in official or business relations; as, the name and style of Baring Brothers. The term denomination is applied to a separate religious organization, without the opprobrious meaning attaching to the word "sect;" also, to designate any class of like objects collectively, especially money or notes of a certain value; as, the sum was in notes of the denomination of one thousand dollars. Compare TERM.

    agnomen, appellation, cognomen, designation, epithet, name, prenomen, style, surname, title

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. denomination

    name, designation, description, kind, class, order, appellation

    non-description, misnomer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. denominationnoun

    a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith

    appellation, designation, appellative

  2. denominationnoun

    a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money

    "he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations"

    appellation, designation, appellative

  3. appellation, denomination, designation, appellativenoun

    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

    appellation, appointment, appellative, designation, identification, assignment, naming

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. denominationnoun

    name, title, style, designation, appellation

  2. denominationnoun

    sect, school, class

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "denomination":

    confession, name, designation, naming, description, appellation, dénomination

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  1. Robert Jeffress:

    Methodist parishioners who believe the Bible is the word of God ought to demand that their denomination cut off any support to Duke, i think John Wesley would be turning over in his grave. This is certainly not the Methodism of John Wesley – a faith that was firmly founded on the Bible.

  2. Robert Jeffress:

    Our church will always financially support the Cooperative Program of the Southern Baptist Convention, however, the controversy over Russell Moore and the [Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission] is going to be a catalyst for many churches to reassess how they can most effectively support the denomination, which may involve a reallocation of funds.

  3. Nathan Morton:

    I had staff members that were abused by ministers when they were younger. Ministers got shuttled from one place to the other. Now theres some positive, proactive issues and resolutions coming up thats made us a greater and stronger denomination.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    I don't believe anyone should be disqualified from the presidency because of their denomination or because of their faith. I believe in that strongly.

  5. Mark Tooley:

    Its a question of how long it takes for that to unfold and of who and how many go into each denomination, a lot of churches will be irreparably harmed as they divide.

Translations for denomination

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  • denominasie, sekteAfrikaans
  • فئةArabic
  • стойност, име, наричане, именуване, название, сектаBulgarian
  • denominaceCzech
  • Bezeichnung, Benennung, Stückelung, KonfessionGerman
  • δόγμα, ονομασία, θρήσκευμα, αξία, χαρακτηρισμός, όνομαGreek
  • denominaciónSpanish
  • مذهبPersian
  • yksikkö, rahayksikkö, uskontokunta, mittayksikkö, valuutta, denominaatio, kirkkokunta, tunnustuskunta, nimitys, nimeäminenFinnish
  • désignation, dénominationFrench
  • aicmeIrish
  • denominazioneItalian
  • כַּתHebrew
  • denominationLatin
  • denominaçãoPortuguese
  • стоимость, деноминация, наименование, именование, имя, название, называние, достоинство, секта, вероисповеданиеRussian
  • apoen, апоенSerbo-Croatian
  • namngivning, beteckning, samfundSwedish
  • madhehebuSwahili
  • ஆகாததாகும்Tamil
  • найменуванняUkrainian
  • فرقUrdu
  • mệnh giáVietnamese
  • 面值Chinese

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