Connotation

Con`no*ta"tion

(kn`n*t"shn), n. [Cf. F. connotation.] The act of connoting; a making known or designating something additional; implication of something more than is asserted.
[1913 Webster]

2. a meaning implied but not explicitly denoted by some word or expression, which may be understood in addition to the explicit primary meaning.
[PJC]

3. (Logic) 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.
Syn. -- intension. [PJC]

 

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