connotation (plural connotations)
- (semantics) A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
- (logic) The attribute or aggregate of attributes connoted by a term, contrasted with denotation.
- The two expressions "the morning star" and "the evening star" have different connotations but the same denotation (i.e. the planet Venus).
- French: connotation
- German: Konnotation, Nebenbedeutung, Beiklang, Beigeschmack
- Italian: connotazione
- Portuguese: conotação
- Russian: подте́кст
- Spanish: connotación