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denotation

de·no·ta·tion

denotation

 
pronunciation:
di no teI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an explicit, agreed-upon meaning of a word, as distinguished from connotation. (Cf. connotation.)
definition 2: a symbol, sign, or indication.
definition 3: the act or process of denoting.
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