Usage examples for denotes

  1. A false notion of interest is that it denotes mere amusement- that it is something aside from serious and sober thought. – Principles of Teaching by Adam S. Bennion
  2. Denotes surprise or admiration; also earnestness. – Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or, Trade Language of Oregon by George Gibbs
  3. 32. " A noun is of the first person when it denotes the speaker." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. But for our protection, outside forces would have long since rushed into this political and economic vacuum, and every omen to- day denotes that this vacuum, like all others, will presently be filled. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  5. It denotes a festival in honour of the Sun, who was styled, as I have shewn, Pator; and his temple was called Patra: whence these rites were denominated Patrica. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  6. In the phrase " useful arts" in the Constitution, it denotes the area of endeavor to which the patent laws apply. – The Classification of Patents by United States Patent Office
  7. Pauline, gazing enviously across, saw the black eyes meet the hazel ones in the dim light, and noted that a curiously long look was exchanged- the sort of look which denotes that two people are observing each other closely, without attempt at producing an impression, only at discovering what is there. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  8. Socialism may signify many different things, but, as he uses the word, it denotes not any definite system of opinions or any particular plan of social reform, but only a general method which may guide various systems, and may be employed more or less according to circumstances in directing many different reforms. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  9. It was a man of twenty- six or twenty- seven years, of medium height, well set up, with dark brown hair, a slightly flushed face, sharp eyes, turned- up nose, and a huge mouth- everything, in short, which denotes a jovial companion. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  10. The most usual is that it denotes a simple and literal version, free from glosses and allegorical interpretations. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  11. It merely denotes the piece of steel used in striking a fire. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  12. Counsel denotes advice," or " a person, as a lawyer, engaged to give advice." – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  13. Paradise, spiritually understood, denotes intelligence; to eat of the tree of life, in a spiritual sense, is to be intelligent and wise from the Lord; and to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, in a spiritual sense, is to be intelligent and wise from self. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  14. But notwithstanding the look of curiosity with which Miss Torrington listened, the speaker suddenly stopped, for a bell was rung with that sort of sudden and continued vehemence which denotes haste and agitation in the hand that gives it movement. – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  15. Succession is properly used of several things following one after the other; it denotes order of occurrence only, and does not imply any connection. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  16. This its name, in contrast with Colleges named after Saints, denotes – Oxford and Her Colleges by Goldwin Smith
  17. In Johnnie Came from Sea, page 14, 6aa denotes a rimed couplet, with six stresses in each line. – A Syllabus of Kentucky Folk-Songs by Hubert G. Shearin Josiah H. Combs
  18. It thus fitly denotes the doctrine of salvation from sin and wrath, by a ransom of infinite worth. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  19. He looked younger, too, and no one could help admitting that he had that grand air that denotes birth and breeding. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  20. They pass between rows of massive buildings, many of which have an antique appearance, and bear strong signs of neglect; but their unique style of architecture denotes the taste of the time in which they were erected. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams