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Connotation

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Noun

1. connotation, intension

what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression

2. connotation

an idea that is implied or suggested

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Connotation

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noun
1. 
an association or idea suggested by a word or phrase; implication
2. 
the act or fact of connoting
3. logic another word for intension (sense 1)

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Connotation

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noun
1. 
the act or process of connoting
2. 
something connoted; idea or notion suggested by or associated with a word, phrase, etc. in addition to its explicit meaning, or denotation
“politician” has different connotations from “statesman”
3.  Logic
the properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
see also denotation (sense 5)

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Connotation

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n.
1. The act or process of connoting.
2.
a. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing: Hollywood holds connotations of romance and glittering success.
b. The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
3. Logic The set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term; intension.

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