Associations to the word «Connotation»


CONNOTATION, noun. A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
CONNOTATION, noun. A technical term in logic used by J. S. Mill and later logicians to refer to the attribute or aggregate of attributes connoted by a term, and contrasted with denotation.

Dictionary definition

CONNOTATION, noun. What you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression.
CONNOTATION, noun. An idea that is implied or suggested.

Wise words

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Napoleon Bonaparte