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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.

Etymologies

Latin con- + notatus, past participle of notare to mark. Confer connote. (Wiktionary)

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