[syn: reference, denotation, extension]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Denotation \De`no*ta"tion\, n. [L. denotatio: cf. F.
The marking off or separation of anything. --Hammond.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the act of indicating or pointing out by name [syn:
2: the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression;
the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the
extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only
Demos and Phobos" [syn: reference, denotation,