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Meaning of CONNOTATIVE

Pronunciation:  'kânu`teytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
 

CONNOTATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: connotational, connotative of(p), implicational, implicative, inferential, intensional, suggestive, suggestive of(p)
 
 Antonyms: denotative, denotive
 
 See Also: implicit, inexplicit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*no"ta*tive\ (? or ?), a.
1. Implying something additional; illative.

2. (Log.) Implying an attribute. See {Connote}.

{Connotative term}, one which denotes a subject and implies
   an attribute. --J. S. Mill.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allegorical, associational, connotational, definable, demonstrative, denominative, denotational, denotative, designative, diagnostic, emblematic, evidential, exhibitive, expressive, extended, extensional, figural, figurative, full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, identifying, ideographic, idiosyncratic, implicative, indicating, indicative, indicatory, individual, intelligible, intensional, interpretable, meaning, meaningful, meaty, metaphorical, naming, pathognomonic, peculiar, pithy, pointed, pregnant, readable, referential, representative, semantic, semiotic, sententious, signalizing, significant, significative, signifying, substantial, suggestive, symbolic, symbolistic, symbological, symptomatic, symptomatologic, transferred, typical
 

 

 

 

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