verb (used with object), con·not·ed, con·not·ing.
verb (used without object), con·not·ed, con·not·ing.
Origin of connote
Synonyms for connote
Related Words for connotesignify, spell, intend, intimate, suggest, express, designate, betoken, evidence, involve, indicate, insinuate, import, denote, mean
Examples from the Web for connote
Historical Examples of connote
To mention an industry is almost always to connote some one of the six.England and Germany
Emile Joseph Dillon
Rather these words should connote the strong, the self-reliant, the youthful.Journeys to Bagdad
Charles S. Brooks
But this does not connote the absence of love and respect for the master.Spontaneous Activity in Education
It may connote, however, some of the most essential virtues that a race can possess.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.
The sense of possession which they connote was gone from his heart.The Pursuit of God
A. W. Tozer
verb (tr; often takes a clause as object)
Word Origin for connote
1660s, from Medieval Latin connotare "to mark along with," (see connotation). A common word in medieval logic. Related: Connoted; connoting.