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denote

de·note

denote

 
pronunciation:
dih not
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: denoted, denotes, denoting
definition 1: to be a mark or sign of.
A flashing red light denotes danger.
synonyms:
indicate, mark
similar words:
designate, represent, signal
definition 2: to be a name for; mean.
The word "mother" denotes a woman who has one or more children.
synonyms:
mean, represent, stand for
similar words:
designate, name
derivations: denotable (adj.), denotement (n.)
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The word denote contains the following part:
not Latin root that means mark