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connote

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English

Etymology

Mediaeval Latin connotō (signify beyond literal meaning), from com- (together), + notō (mark)

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to connote

Third person singular
connot

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to connote (third-person singular simple present connot, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  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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French

Verb

connote

  1. First-person singular present indicative of connoter.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of connoter.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of connoter.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of connoter.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of connoter .

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