HyperDic: signification

English > 1 sense of the word signification:
NOUNcommunicationsignification, meaning, significance, importthe message that is intended or expressed or signified
English > signification: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe message that is intended or expressed or signified.
Example "the signification of Chinese characters"
Synonymsmeaning, significance, 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
Verbssignifydenote or connote

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