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Meaning here, then, can be neither the connotative nor denotative reference of a term; they are covered by the two prior formulae.
Definitions are of three types, denotative, expository, scientific.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
This method of delimiting a meaning by calling out a certain attitude toward objects may be called denotative or indicative.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
The workings of my thought thus determine both its denotative and its connotative significance more fully.
In every language those words which are denotative of sounds are nearly always also imitative of them.
Most terms (the exceptions and doubtful cases will be discussed hereafter) have two functions, a denotative and a connotative.
LOGICCARVETH READ
Known sometimes as the Connotative or the Denotative-Connotative view.
It finds that "reality" is a denotative term, a word used to designate indifferently everything that happens.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN

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