from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To connote; to suggest or designate (something) as additional; to include; to imply.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To connote; to suggest or designate (something) as additional; to include; to imply.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To denote secondarily; refer to something besides the object named; imply the existence of along with or as correlated to the object named; connote; thus, the term “father” connotates a “child”: used especially of qualities whose existence is implied by adjectives: distinguished from denotate, denote.
Latin con- + notatus, past participle of notare to mark. Confer connote. (Wiktionary)