HyperDic: significant

English > 4 senses of the word significant:
ADJECTIVEallsignificant, importantimportant in effect or meaning / meaning
allsignificant, substantialfairly large
allsignificanttoo closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore / therefore indicating a systematic relation
allsignificant, meaning, pregnantrich in significance or implication
significant > pronunciation
Soundssahgnih'fihkahnt; sihgnih'fihkahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > significant: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningImportant in effect or meaning / meaning.
Examples
  • "a significant change in tax laws"
  • "a significant change in the Constitution"
  • "a significant contribution"
  • "significant details"
  • "statistically significant"
Synonymimportant
Attribute ofsignificanceThe quality of being significant / significant / significant
Narrowerearthshaking, world-shaking, world-shatteringsufficiently significant to affect the whole world
epochal, epoch-makingHighly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era
evidential, evidentiaryServing as or based on evidence
fundamental, profoundFar-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something
largeFairly large or important in effect
momentousOf very great significance
monumentalOf outstanding significance
noteworthy, remarkable, notableworthy of notice
operativeeffective
portentous, prodigiousOf momentous or ominous significance
probative, probatorytending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation
See alsoimportant, of importOf great significance / significance or value
meaningfulHaving a meaning / meaning or purpose
Oppositeinsignificant, unimportantdevoid of importance, meaning, or force
Spanishimportante, significante, significativo
Catalanimportant, significant, significatiu
Nounssignificancethe quality of being significant / significant / significant
Adverbssignificantlyin an important way or to an important degree
significantlyin a significant manner
English > significant: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFairly large.
Synonymsubstantial
Broaderconsiderablelarge or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree
Spanishsignificante, substancial
Catalansignificant, substancial
Adverbssignificantlyin a significant manner
English > significant: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningToo closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore / therefore indicating a systematic relation.
Examples
  • "the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"
  • "no significant difference was found"
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Oppositenonsignificantattributable to chance
Catalansignificant
Adverbssignificantlyin a statistically significant way
English > significant: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningRich in significance or implication.
Synonymsmeaning, pregnant
BroadermeaningfulHaving a meaning / meaning or purpose
Spanishsignificante, significativo
Catalansignificant, significatiu
Nounssignificancea meaning / meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred / inferred / inferred
significancethe message that is intended or expressed or signified
Verbssignifyconvey or express a meaning / meaning
signifymake known with a word or signal

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