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

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King