past tense of signify

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1 to be of importance
  • never mind, as the color of the room doesn't signify in the least

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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

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3 to serve as a sign or symptom of
  • the opening of the new mall signifies the city's overdue emergence from economic depression

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The first known use of signified was in 1939

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“Signified.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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