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English noun: signification

1. signification (communication) the message that is intended or expressed or signified


SamplesWhat 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.


Synonymsimport, 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









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