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Definition 1: convey or express a meaning - [verb of communication]

Samples where signify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These words mean nothing to me!
  • What does his strange behavior signify?

(signify is a kind of ...) mean or intend to express or convey

"You never understand what I mean!" "what do his words intend?"

(signify has a similar meaning as ...) denote or connote

"`maison' means `house' in French" "An example sentence would show what this word means"

Definition 2: make known with a word or signal - [verb of communication]

Samples where signify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal

(signify is a kind of ...) to state or express briefly

"indicated his wishes in a letter"

Definition 3: denote or connote - [verb of communication]

Samples where signify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `maison' means `house' in French
  • An example sentence would show what this word means

Synonyms for signify in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of signify ) have as a meaning

"`multi-' denotes `many' "

(signify has a similar meaning as ...) convey or express a meaning

"These words mean nothing to me!" "What does his strange behavior signify?"

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