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Meaning of signification by Wiktionary Dictionary

signification


    Etymology

    Latin significatio .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˌsɪɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/

    Noun

    signification ( countable and uncountable; plural: significations )

    1. The act of signifying, or something that is signified; significance .
    2. Evidence for the existence of something .
    3. A meaning of a word .


Explanation of signification by Wordnet Dictionary

signification


    Noun
    1. the message that is intended or expressed or signified

    2. the signification of Chinese characters


    Definition of signification by GCIDE Dictionary

    signification


    1. Signification n. [F. signification, L. significatio.]
      1. The act of signifying; a making known by signs or other means.

      A signification of being pleased. Landor.

      All speaking or signification of one's mind implies an act or addres of one man to another. South.

      2. That which is signified or made known; that meaning which a sign, character, or token is intended to convey; as, “the signification of words”.