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denote vs. connote

[ dih-noht ]
/ dɪˈnoʊt /

verb (used with object),
  1. to be a mark or sign of; indicate: A fever often denotes an infection.
  2. to be a name or designation for; mean.
  3. to represent by a symbol; stand as a symbol for.
[ kuh-noht ]
/ kəˈnoʊt /

  1. to signify or suggest (certain meanings, ideas, etc.) in addition to the explicit or primary meaning: The word “fireplace” often connotes hospitality, warm comfort, etc.
  2. to involve as a condition or accompaniment: Injury connotes pain.

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