Associations to the word «Signify»


SIGNIFY, verb. To give (something) a meaning or an importance.
SIGNIFY, verb. To show one’s intentions with a sign etc.
SIGNIFY, verb. To mean; to betoken.

Dictionary definition

SIGNIFY, verb. Denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means".
SIGNIFY, verb. Convey or express a meaning; "These words mean nothing to me!"; "What does his strange behavior signify?".
SIGNIFY, verb. Make known with a word or signal; "He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza