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

Learn More about signify

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up signify? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!