connote
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /kəˈnəʊt/, /kɒˈnəʊt/
  • (America) IPA: /kəˈnoʊt/
Verb

connote (connotes, present participle connoting; past and past participle connoted)

  1. (transitive) To signify beyond its literal or principal meaning.
    Racism often connotes an underlying fear or ignorance.
  2. (transitive) To possess an inseparable related condition; to imply as a logical consequence.
    Poverty connotes hunger.
  3. (intransitive) To express without overt reference; to imply.
  4. (intransitive) To require as a logical predicate to consequence.
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