Con*note" (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Connoted; & vb.n. Connoting.] [See Connotate, and Note.]


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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