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signify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of signify

  1. 1 to be of importance <never mind, as the color of the room doesn't signify in the least> Synonyms count, import, mean, matter, weighRelated Words affect, concern, influence, sway; add up (to), amount (to)

  2. 2 to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind <the symbol failed to signify anything to me—until I realized that it was upside down> Synonyms denote, express, import, intend, mean, spellRelated Words connote, imply, suggest; add up (to), amount (to); hint, infer, insinuate, intimate; embody, epitomize, personify, represent, symbol, symbolize; advert, allude (to), cite, instance, mention, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon); designate, indicate, point (to), signal; announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain

  3. 3 to serve as a sign or symptom of <the opening of the new mall signifies the city's overdue emergence from economic depression> Synonyms bespeak, betoken, denote, mean, point (to), indicate, tell (of)Related Words bode, foreshow, foretell, presage




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