Definition of connote
- the remorse so often connoted by guilt
- all the misery that poverty connotes
- For her, the word "family" connotes love and comfort.
The word “childlike” connotes innocence.
For her, the word “family” connotes love and comfort.
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First Known Use: 1665See Words from the same year
of a word : to make you think about (something) in addition to the word's meaning
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