HyperDic: significance

English > 3 senses of the word significance:
NOUNattributesignificancethe quality of being significant / significant / significant
cognitionsignificance, import, implicationa meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred
communicationsignificance, meaning, signification, importthe message that is intended or expressed or signified
significance > pronunciation
Soundssahgnih'fihkahns; sihgnih'fihkahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > significance: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being significant / significant / significant.
Example"do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"
Attributesinsignificant, unimportantdevoid of importance, meaning, or force
significant, importantImportant in effect or meaning / meaning
Narrowerconsequence, import, momentHaving important effects or influence
historicalnesssignificance owing to its history
meaningfulnessThe quality of having great value or significance
BroaderimportanceThe quality of being important and worthy of note
OppositeinsignificanceThe quality of having little or no significance
Spanishrelevancia, significación
Catalanimportància, rellevància, significació
Adjectivessignificantimportant in effect or meaning / meaning
English > significance: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred.
Example"the significance of his remark became clear only later"
Synonymsimport, implication
Broadermeaning, substanceThe idea that is intended
Spanishimplicación, significación, significado
Adjectivessignificantrich in significance or implication
English > significance: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe message that is intended or expressed or signified.
Example "the significance of a red traffic light"
Synonymsmeaning, signification, import
Narrowereffect, essence, burden, core, gistThe central meaning / meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
grammatical meaningThe meaning / meaning of a word that depends on its role in a sentence
intension, connotationWhat you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
intent, purport, spiritThe intended meaning / meaning of a communication
lexical meaningThe meaning / meaning of a content word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express
moral, lessonThe significance of a story or event
nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinementA subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
overtone(usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning / meaning or quality
pointA brief version of the essential meaning / meaning of something
referentSomething referred to
sense, signifiedThe meaning / meaning of a word or expression
symbolization, symbolisationThe use of symbols to convey meaning / meaning
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishsentido, significación, significado
Catalansignificació, significat
Adjectivessignificantrich in significance or implication
Verbssignifyconvey or express a meaning / meaning

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