is an idea or feeling associated with a word. Some words have richer associations than others eg 'house' may be the building in which you live but 'home' refers to the same object and has associations of warmth, family, security.
The act of connoting; a making known or designating something additional; implication of something more than is asserted.
a meaning implied but not explicitly denoted by some word or expression, which may be understood in addition to the explicit primary meaning.
the full set of necessary properties possessed by all the objects within the extension of a term; the intensional meaning of a term, which determines the objects to which the term applies; the intension of a term.
A secondary meaning suggested by a word in addition to its literal meaning; i.e., a word implies something more than the immediate definition
The emotional association(s) suggested by the primary meaning of a lexical unit, which affects its interpretations; the suggestion of a wordâ€™s meaning, apart from the thing it explicitly names or describes.
Not the basic meaning of a word, but its associations: the connotations of cadaver (medical term) are different to those of stiff (detective novel, USA), and different again from the deceased (insurance policy): but they all refer to the same referent.
used in semiotics to indicate the interpretive meanings of signs, which may be ideological. Thus a picture of a soldier saluting a flag connotes nationhood and patriotism as well as the more straightforward things such as `soldier' and `flag' that it denotes.
4,5,6,7,8,10,11,12 The attitudes and feelings associated with a word as opposed to a word's literal meaning.
The meaning we give a word.
what a word suggests instead of its specific meaning
ideas or feelings associated with a word that are not necessarily part of the word's definition.
The personal associations aroused by words, as opposed to denotation.
The implications of a word or phrase, as opposed to its exact meaning (denotation). Both China and Cathay denote a region in Asia, but to a modern reader, the associations of the two words are different.
a word's associations or suggestions
associative meaning; the range of suggestion called up by a certain word. Apparent synonyms, such as poor and underprivileged, may have different connotations (cf. denotation).
an idea that is implied or suggested
an idea or feeling that a word suggests in addition to its dictionary meaning
a set of extra meanings that goes beyond the basic definition of something
Implications that go beyond the literal meaning of the word.
the personal definition or association triggered by a word
The attitudes and feelings associated with a word. These associations can be negative or positive, and have an important influence on style and meaning. See Denotation
A word's extrinsic, figurative sense, including its overtones and shades of meaning (cf. Denotation). For example, the word 'travel' can connote different things to various people - some may think of driving in a car, while others think of journeying to exotic locations, while still others think of the hassle involved with getting from airport to airport.
A description of value, meaning or ideology associated with a media text that is added to the text by the audience.
the emotional feeling that surrounds a word
refers to a word’s implied, suggested or associated meaning(s) beyond its dictionary definition. Example: "Home" connotes warmth and family; "house" connotes a building.
Attribute for the description of an investigation object or being. For example the time is a coordinate of the matter. It is different from denotation, which is a real and objective datum of the investigated thing or subject.
An association suggested by a word or phrase.
The meanings associated with or suggested by a certain word. For example, "home" connotes something different than just "house."
The emotion or association that a word or phrase may arouse. Connotation is distinct from denotation, which is the literal or dictionary meaning of a word or phrase.
A meaning in addition to or apart from the thing explicitly named or described by a word. Implied meaning beyond a formal definition.
An idea or feeling associated with a word in addition to its literal meaning. Hysterical has a stronger connotation than laughable
The associations a particular font brings to the readers interaction with it; what it reminds the reader of - the feelings or thoughts that arise when looking at it.
The connotation of a word refers to the range of secondary or associated significances and feelings which it commonly suggests or implies.
point to an idea or association
what is suggested by a word, apart from what it explicitly describes. See denotation.
a special meaning other than the normal.
Meaning and under Semiotics
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First, go to the Web for a definition. See green book for a good example. (461)
All that the word suggests or implies in addition to its literal meaning.
the various secondary meanings and overtones of a word: what associations it carries.
Associated meanings of a word; individual speakers have different feelings about words. See denotation. One theory about women's speech in our culture argues for more sensitivity to connotative and implied meanings.
the suggested or implied meaning by a word or thing that remains apart from its explicit meaning.
This word has distinct meanings in other fields: see connotation (semiotics) and connotation and denotation. For the opposite of Connotation see Denotation.
This word has distinct meanings in logic, philosophy, and common usage. See connotation.