Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
A product brought in the course of commerce into a country other than the one in which it originated
Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
A sense is defined as a way that the body perceives external stimuli, or is an awareness or feeling about something.
The definition of expressive is showing feeling, or full of meaning.
The definition of a connotation is an idea suggested by another idea.
The definition of a definition is a statement of what a word or phrase means.
The state or quality of being significant:
Denotation is defined as the literal dictionary definition of a word, as opposed to the feelings or emotions the word brings up.
A psychological process by which an idea is induced in or adopted by another without argument, command, or coercion.
A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
(Linguistics) Understood in terms of semantic content rather than grammatical structure. The word did is notional in We did the work and relational in We did not agree.
A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
(Literature) A type of poetry that contains strange or surreal ideas, as, for example, that written by Edward Lear.
The object to be attained; intention or purpose
A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
(Logic, of a word) Capable of being employed alone as a term.
Of or according to semantics as a branch of linguistics or of semiotics
The material, including text and images, that constitutes a publication or document.
Nomination or appointment.
A slight or delicate variation in tone, color, meaning, etc.; shade of difference
(Semantics) The specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes.
An implicit meaning or theme of a literary text.
(Uncountable) The act of converting or translating (text from one language to another).
Solid quality; substantial character
A characteristic likelihood:
A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
A desired goal:
The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
The definition of eloquent is expressive and persuasive.
To bestow or impose on a person or a specified succession of heirs.
To signify is to indicate, represent or imply something.
To signify or mean:
To have or formulate in the mind:
To suggest drinking (a toast)
To serve as a typical example of; embody the essential characteristics of:
To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; claim or profess:
To decrease or limit in width
To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
To be a token or sign of; indicate; show
To assign to a base; station:
To calculate the average or mean of
To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
To designate is defined as to appoint or assign someone to something, or to indicate or signify something.
The definition of an example of suggest is to propose something or offer up a potential option for consideration.
To make evident indirectly:
To imply or involve as a result, accompaniment, etc.
To name or write in order the letters of a word or words:
Involve is defined as to include or add as a participant.
To decide; resolve
To signify or refer to explicitly; stand for; mean
(Dial.) To intend; purpose
To design for or direct toward a specific object or audience:
Serving to define or identify as distinct from others:
Full of, or fond of using, maxims, proverbs, etc., esp. in a way that is ponderously trite and moralizing
Having or expressing a meaning:
Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
(Archaic) An occasion; an opportunity.
(Finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.
Purpose with respect to marriage:
The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
To send out into space; cast:
To have in mind as a project or purpose
To plan to do; purpose; intend
To have in mind as a possibility or plan; intend
(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
Great intellectual insight or understanding:
Value is the worth in goods, services or money of an object or person.
Outward or lateral stress in a structure, as that exerted by an arch or vault.
The art of designing
An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
An aim or intention:
In the philosophy of Kant, a concept of reason that is transcendent but nonempirical.
Show describes something related to a performance.
To consider reasonable or due:
To think, speak, or write about a matter in advance.
To represent or identify by a symbol.
What one intends to do or achieve
Definitely and explicitly stated:
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