|1.||Compare numerator the divisor of a fraction, as 8 in 7⁄8|
|2.||archaic a person or thing that denominates or designates|
|denominator (dĭ-nŏm'ə-nā'tər) Pronunciation Key
The number below or to the right of the line in a fraction, indicating the number of equal parts into which one whole is divided. For example, in the fraction 2/7 , 7 is the denominator.