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Synonyms of appellative

Noun


1. appellation, denomination, designation, appellative, name

usage: identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

Adjective


1. appellative

usage: pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun

2. appellative, naming(prenominal), denotative (vs. connotative), denotive

usage: inclined to or serving for the giving of names; "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"

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