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Meaning of CONNOTE

Pronunciation:  ku'nowt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  express or state indirectly
  2. [v]  involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; "solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well"
 

CONNOTE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: imply, predicate
 
 See Also: evince, express, show

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*note"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connoted}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Connoting}.] [See {Connotate}, and {Note}.]
1. To mark along with; to suggest or indicate as additional;
   to designate by implication; to include in the meaning; to
   imply.

         Good, in the general notion of it, connotes also a
         certain suitableness of it to some other thing.
                                               --South.

2. (Logic) To imply as an attribute.

         The word ``white'' denotes all white things, as
         snow, paper, the foam of the sea, etc., and ipmlies,
         or as it was termed by the schoolmen, connotes, the
         attribute ``whiteness.''              --J. S. Mill.

 
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