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Verb: signify  'sig-ni,fI
  1. Denote or connote
    "'maison' signifies 'house' in French";
    - mean, intend, stand for
  2. Convey or express a meaning
    "What does his strange behaviour signify?"
  3. Make known with a word or signal
    "He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"

Derived forms: signified, signifies, signifying

Type of: indicate, intend, mean

Encyclopedia: Signify