De-nominate

denominate

[dih-nom-uh-neyt]
verb (used with object), denominated, denominating.
to give a name to; denote; designate.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin dēnōminātus (past participle of dēnōmināre), equivalent to dē- de- + nōminātus; see nominate

undenominated, adjective
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denominate
 
vb
1.  (tr) to give a specific name to; designate
 
adj
2.  maths (of a number) representing a multiple of a unit of measurement: 4 is the denominate number in 4 miles
 
[C16: from de- + Latin nōmināre to call by name; see nominate]
 
de'nominable
 
adj

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denominate
1550s, from L. denominat-, pp. stem of denominare "to name" (see denomination).
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