signify


signify
I (denote) verb betoken, connotate, connote, delineate, demonstrate, depict, evidence, evince, exemplify, hint, illustrate, imply, indicate, insinuates, intimate, manifest, mark, mean, point out, portray, purport, represent, reveal, show, stand for, suggest, symbolize, tell of, typify II (inform) verb acquaint, advance, advise, air, announce, apprise, assert, bruit, caution, communicate, convey, convey knowledge, declare, demonstrate, designate, direct the attention to, disclose, disseminate, divulge, enlighten, enumerate, express, give notice, give sign, impart, instruct, issue, make known, make obvious, make plain, make public, mention, notify, proclaim, promulgate, publish, report, reveal, set forth, specify, state, stipulate, tell, vent, voice III index allude, bear (adduce), bespeak, communicate, connote, construe (translate), convey (communicate), denominate, denote, depict, designate, evidence, exemplify, hint, indicate, inform (notify), manifest, notify, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate, promise (raise expectations), purport, refer (direct attention), represent (portray)

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  • Signify — Álbum de Porcupine Tree Publicación Septiembre de 1996 Grabación 1996 Género(s) Rock progresivo Duración …   Wikipedia Español

  • Signify — Sig ni*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Signified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Signifying}.] [F. signifier, L. significare; signum a sign + ficare (in comp.) to make. See {Sign}, n., and { fy}.] 1. To show by a sign; to communicate by any conventional token, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • signify — [sig′nə fī΄] vt. signified, signifying [ME signifien < OFr signifier < L significare < signum, a SIGN + facere, to make, DO1] 1. to be a sign or indication of; mean [the rags that signify their poverty] 2. to show or make known, as by a… …   English World dictionary

  • signify — mid 13c., from O.Fr. signifier (12c.), from L. significare to show by signs, mean, signify, from significus (adj.), from signum sign (see SIGN (Cf. sign) (n.)) + root of facere to make (see FACTITIOUS (Cf. factitious)). Intrans. sense of to be of …   Etymology dictionary

  • signify — [v1] mean, indicate add up to, announce, bear, be a sign of, bespeak, betoken, carry, communicate, connote, convey, denote, disclose, evidence, evince, exhibit, express, flash, imply, import, insinuate, intend, intimate, manifest, matter, portend …   New thesaurus

  • signify — ► VERB (signifies, signfied) 1) be an indication of. 2) be a symbol of; have as meaning. 3) indicate or declare (a feeling or intention). 4) be of importance: the locked door doesn t necessarily signify. DERIVATIVES significatio …   English terms dictionary

  • signify — *import, *mean, denote Analogous words: convey, *carry, bear: *denote, connote: imply, *suggest …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Signify — Infobox Album | Name = Signify Type = Album Artist = Porcupine Tree Caption = Cover art by John Blackford Released = September, 1996 Recorded = 1996 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 61:56 Label = Delerium Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • signify — sig|ni|fy [ˈsıgnıfaı] v past tense and past participle signified present participle signifying third person singular signifies [not in progressive] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: signifier, from Latin significare, from signum; SIGN1] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • signify — verb (not in progressive) 1 (T) to represent, mean, or be a sign of something: Some tribes use special facial markings to signify status. | signify that: Recent changes in climate may signify that global warming is starting to have an effect. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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