Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun denomination

3 senses of denomination

Sense 1
denomination -- (a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith)
       => nongovernmental organization, NGO -- (an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government)

Sense 2
denomination -- (a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money; "he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations")
       => class, category, family -- (a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents")

Sense 3
appellation, denomination, designation, appellative -- (identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others)
       => name -- (a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing")

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