Posted by: retarigan | March 12, 2016

Word Dictionary [120316]


Word of the day: connote
Definition: v.tr. (of a word etc.) imply in addition to the literal or primary meaning.
Synonyms: imply, predicate
Etymology: med.L connotare mark in addition (as com-, notare f. nota mark) (more…)

pronunciation: kɔˈnəut

from Oxford: connote

v.tr.
1 (of a word etc.) imply in addition to the literal or primary meaning.
2 (of a fact) imply as a consequence or condition.
3 mean, signify.
Derivatives: connotative adj.
Etymology: med.L connotare mark in addition (as com-, notare f.  nota mark)

from Wordnet: connote

v 1: express or state indirectly [syn: imply]
  2: involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic; “solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well” [syn: predicate]

Quote of the day: A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. by Albert Camus

Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici

Giuliano di Lorenzo de’ Medici

Birthday of the day: Giuliano di Lorenzo de’ Medici; Giuliano di Lorenzo de’ Medici (March 12, 1479 – March 17, 1516) was an Italian nobleman, one of three sons of Lorenzo the Magnificent.

Joke of the day: Two women were comparing notes on the difficulties of running a small business. ‘I started a new practice last year,’ the first one said. ‘I insist that each of my employees take at least a week off every three months.’ ‘Why in the world would you do that?’ the other asked. She responded, ‘It’s the best way I can learn which ones I can do without.’

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