connote

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /kəˈnəʊt/ or /kɒˈnəʊt/
  • (US) IPA: /kəˈnoʊt/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
connote

Third-person singular
connotes

Past tense
connoted

Past participle
connoted

Present participle
connoting

  1. (transitive) If you connote a word or sentence, you imply or suggest beyond its literal meaning.
    Racism often connotes an underlying fear or ignorance.

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