connote connote  /kə ˈnoʊt/


  1. (v) express or state indirectly
  2. (v) involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic



  • Zoo Tales: Mountain bogs home to unique eco-systems

    Many visitors to the N.C. Zoo might walk right by the park’s Mountain Bog exhibit and never know it’s there — just like they might do in the wild. To a lot of people, bogs and wetlands connote wastelands — wet, unusable land areas that serve no purpose to people, plants or animals, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Bogs are areas of moist, soggy ground, usually containing peat formed ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Asheboro Courier-Tribune


  1. "The letters ABC and ESPN connote excellence, worldwide reach and innovation," said Delany. "The Big Ten is extremely proud to partner for the next decade with George Bodenheimer and his ABC/ESPN team to bring our events, student-athletes and...
    on Jun 21, 2006 By: Jim Delany Source: Penn State Live

  2. When Tavis asked Williams why he has not apologized to the victims, Williams replied, "Being convicted does not connote guilt. I cannot apologize for crimes that I did not commit. I do have sympathy for victims' families and others who have lost...
    on Nov 29, 2005 By: Stanley Tookie Williams Source:

  3. "Types are kind of like Rorschach tests," Bigelow said. "One of the great things about type is that [it] doesn't do anything until you make words out of it, and yet the shapes connote ideas."
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Charles Bigelow Source: Buffalo News

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