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 for denominate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Denominate \De*nom"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denominated;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Denominating.] [L. denominatus, p. p. of
     denominare to name; de- + nominare to call by name. See
     Nominate.]
     To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle;
     to name; to designate.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Passions commonly denominating selfish.  --Hume.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Denominate \De*nom"i*nate\, a. [L. denominatus, p. p.]
     Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the
     concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate
     quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See
     Compound number, under Compound.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  denominate
      v 1: assign a name or title to [syn: designate, denominate]

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