verb (connot, ing)
- (transitive) To signify beyond its literal or principal meaning.
- Racism often connotes an underlying fear or ignorance.
- (transitive) To possess an inseparable related condition; to imply as a logical consequence.
- Poverty connotes hunger.
- (intransitive) To express without overt reference; to imply
- (intransitive) To require as a logical predicate to consequence
Etymology: (term, connotoLatin, connotÅ, signify beyond literal meaning), from (term, com-Latin, com-, together), + (term, notoLatin, notÅ, mark)
- French: (t, fr, connoter), (t, fr, impliquer)
- German: (t, de, konnotieren), (t, de, suggerieren), bedeuten(de)
- Italian: connotare(it)
- Spanish: connotar(es)
(trans-top, to imply, to suggest)
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