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Signify

Sig´ni`fy
v. t.1.To show by a sign; to communicate by any conventional token, as words, gestures, signals, or the like; to announce; to make known; to declare; to express; as, a signified his desire to be present.
[imp. & p. p. Signified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Signifying .]
I 'll to the king; and signify to him
That thus I have resign'd my charge to you.
- Shak.
The government should signify to the Protestants of Ireland that want of silver is not to be remedied.
- Swift.
2.To mean; to import; to denote; to betoken.
He bade her tell him what it signified.
- Chaucer.
A tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.
- Shak.
Verb1.signify - denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
Synonyms: stand for, mean, intend
2.signify - convey or express a meaning; "These words mean nothing to me!"; "What does his strange behavior signify?"
3.signify - make known with a word or signal; "He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"
add up to, amount to something, announce, approve, argue, assign, attest, augur, be construed as, be featured, be indicative of, be prominent, be significant of, be somebody, be something, be symptomatic of, bear, bespeak, betoken, breathe, carry, carry weight, characterize, connote, convey, count, cut ice, cut some ice, declare, demonstrate, denominate, determine, differentiate, disclose, display, divine, entail, evidence, evince, exhibit, express, fix, foretoken, furnish evidence, get top billing, give evidence, give indication of, give token, go to show, highlight, hint, identify, illustrate, impart, import, impress, intend, involve, make known, manifest, mark, matter, mention, name, note, pick out, pin down, point out, point to, prefigure, preindicate, presign, presignal, presignify, pretypify, purport, refer to, represent, say, select, set, set forth, show signs of, sign, signal, signalize, speak for itself, speak volumes, specialize, specify, spell, stand for, stand out, star, state, stipulate, suggest, symbolize, symptomatize, symptomize, tell, tend to show, testify, token, typify, weigh
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