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English verb: denote

1. denote (communication) be a sign or indication of

SamplesHer smile denoted that she agreed.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)denominate, designate

Verb groupdenote, refer

2. denote (communication) have as a meaning

Samples`multi-' denotes `many' .


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)intend, mean, signify, stand for

Narrower (hyponym)apply, come back, convolute, euphemise, euphemize, express, hark back, identify, name, pervert, recall, return, slur, sophisticate, state, twist, twist around

Verb groupdenote

3. denote (communication) make known; make an announcement

SamplesShe denoted her feelings clearly.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)inform

Narrower (hyponym)advertise, advertize, blare out, blat out, blazon out, call out, cry, denounce, meld, post, publicise, publicize, report, report, sound, trump, trump out

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