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verb [transitive] formal connote pronunciation in British English /kəˈnəʊt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyconnote
he/she/itconnotes
present participleconnoting
past tenseconnoted
past participleconnoted
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    if a word connotes something, it suggests an additional idea or emotion that is not part of its usual meaning

    The adjectives used in the poem all connote death and destruction.

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