Notebook, 1993-



To mean . . . . To be a mark or sign of - Indicate . . . . To Name . . . . Meaning . . . . Signification . . . .

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Denote implies all that strictly belongs to the definition of the word
[Connote implies all of the ideas that are suggested by the term.]

Logic: to name; to signify

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Denotation 1. to be a mark or sign of; indicate. 2. to be a name or designation for; mean. 3. to represent by a symbol; stand as a symbol for. [< F dénot(er), L dénot(ãre) (to) mark out. See DE-, NOTE]

Denotation . . . . 5. Logic. a. the class of particulars to which a term is applicable. b. that which is represented by a sign. [Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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