What does the word denote mean?

Usage examples for denote

  1. There was about her something, difficult to denote, brilliant and hard in effect, like a polished stone. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  2. And frequentes senatores denote the senate, when represented as complete; crebri senatores, as wanting room on account of their number, and forced to sit close. – Döderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes by Ludwig Döderlein Commentator: S. H. Taylor
  3. Even the word that is employed to denote the metal is the Canaanitish barzel, which has been adopted under the form of parzal. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce