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Meaning of signification by Wiktionary Dictionary



    Latin significatio .


    • IPA: /ˌsɪɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/


    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


    1. the message that is intended or expressed or signified

    2. the signification of Chinese characters

    Definition of signification by GCIDE Dictionary


    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”.