Antonyms of adj denotative

2 senses of denotative

Sense 1
denotative (vs. connotative), denotive -- (having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming)

connotative (vs. denotative) -- (having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit)
        => connotational, connotative of (predicate) -- (of or relating to a connotation)
        => implicative, suggestive -- (tending to suggest or imply; "artifacts suggestive of an ancient society"; "an implicative statement")
        => inferential -- (derived or capable of being derived by inference)
        => intensional -- (used of the set of attributes that distinguish the referents of a given word)

Sense 2
denotative, explicit -- (in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term)

INDIRECT (VIA literal) -> figurative, nonliteral -- ((used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language")

Similarity of adj denotative

2 senses of denotative

Sense 1
denotative (vs. connotative), denotive -- (having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming)
       => appellative, naming (prenominal) -- (inclined to or serving for the giving of names; "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites")
       => designative -- (serving to designate)
       => extensional -- (defining a word by listing the class of entities to which the word correctly applies)
       => referent -- (having reference; "judgments referent to the indictment")
       => referential -- (referring or pointing to something; "symbols are inherently referential")
          Also See-> explicit#1, expressed#2

Sense 2
denotative, explicit -- (in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term)
       => literal (vs. figurative) -- (limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text; "a literal translation")

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