English noun: signification
|1.||signification (communication) the message that is intended or expressed or signified|
|Samples||What is the meaning of this sentence.|
The significance of a red traffic light.
The signification of Chinese characters.
The import of his announcement was ambiguous.
|Synonyms||import, meaning, significance|
|Broader (hypernym)||content, message, subject matter, substance|
|Narrower (hyponym)||burden, connotation, core, effect, essence, gist, grammatical meaning, intension, intent, lesson, lexical meaning, moral, nicety, nuance, overtone, point, purport, referent, refinement, sense, shade, signified, spirit, subtlety, symbolisation, symbolization|