signify


signify

verb

Definition of SIGNIFY

1
to be of importance <never mind, as the color of the room doesn't signify in the least>
Related Words affect, concern, influence, sway; add up (to), amount (to)
2
to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind <the symbol failed to signify anything to meā€”until I realized that it was upside down>
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), signify, tell (of)
Related Words bode, foreshow, foretell, presage

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