If the relation between an object and the expression is denotation, is the object also called referent?

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    An object? The expression? The object? Anarthrous referent? What context are you inhabiting?
    – jlawler
    Aug 25 '20 at 17:40
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    If the denotation of an expression is an object/individual -- for instance, the denotation of the expression "the current president of the USA" is the individual Donald Trump -- then yes, this object is called the referent of the expression.
    – lemontree
    Aug 26 '20 at 13:35

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