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Signification synonyms
sĭg'nə-fĭ-kā'shən
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(Logic) The properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
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  1. (Logic) The properties possessed by all the objects in a term's extension; intension
  2. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
  3. A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
The state or quality of being significant:
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  1. The state or quality of being significant:
  2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
  3. Importance; consequence; moment
An implying or being implied
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  1. An implying or being implied
  2. (--- Logic) A formal relationship between two propositions such that if the first is true then the second is necessarily or logically true
  3. An implied meaning; implicit significance.
Favorable reception; approval.
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  1. Favorable reception; approval.
  2. The usual or accepted meaning, as of a word or expression:
  3. The generally accepted meaning (of a word or expression)
(Logic) The set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term; intension.
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  1. (Logic) The set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term; intension.
  2. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
  3. A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning. A characteristic of words or phrases, or of the contexts that words and phrases are used in.
Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
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  1. Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
  2. The direct, explicit meaning or reference of a word or term
  3. The most specific or direct meaning of a word, in contrast to its figurative or associated meanings.
Importance; significance:
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  1. Importance; significance:
  2. Meaning; signification
  3. Meaning; signification:
(Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
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  1. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  2. A purpose; object; aim
  3. Meaning or import
The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
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  1. The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
  2. A sense of importance or purpose:
  3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
The chief idea or theme that a speaker, writer, etc. seeks to communicate
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  1. The chief idea or theme that a speaker, writer, etc. seeks to communicate
  2. A statement made or read before a gathering:
  3. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another:
Intention; object
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  1. Intention; object
  2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
  3. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
Judgment; consensus:
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  1. Judgment; consensus:
  2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
  3. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
The state or quality of being significant:
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  1. The state or quality of being significant:
  2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
  3. That which is signified; meaning
That quality of a thing according to which it is thought of as being more or less desirable, useful, estimable, important, etc.; worth or the degree of worth
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  1. That quality of a thing according to which it is thought of as being more or less desirable, useful, estimable, important, etc.; worth or the degree of worth
  2. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
  3. Precise meaning or import, as of a word.
A characteristic mark or indicative trait:
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  1. A characteristic mark or indicative trait:
  2. A distinctive token, emblem, or sign worn to show rank, membership, achievement, etc.
  3. Any distinguishing mark, sign, or symbol
Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
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  1. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
  2. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
  3. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
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  1. An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
  2. A number used to measure change in prices, wages, employment, production, etc.: it shows percentage variation from an arbitrary standard, usually 100, representing the status at some earlier time
  3. A thing that points out; indication; sign; representation
Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
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  1. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
  2. The act of indicating:
  3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
Any of various substances used to indicate the acidity or alkalinity of a solution, the beginning or end of a chemical reaction, the presence of certain substances, etc., by changes in color
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  1. Any of various substances used to indicate the acidity or alkalinity of a solution, the beginning or end of a chemical reaction, the presence of certain substances, etc., by changes in color
  2. An instrument used to monitor the operation or condition of an engine, furnace, electrical network, reservoir, or other physical system; a meter or gauge.
  3. (Ecol.) A species of plant or animal, or a community, whose occurrence serves as evidence that certain environmental conditions exist
A public demonstration, usually of a political nature.
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  1. A public demonstration, usually of a political nature.
  2. One of the forms in which someone or something, such as a person, a divine being, or an idea, is revealed.
  3. A form in which a being manifests itself or is thought to manifest itself, esp. the material or bodily form of a spirit
A cross or other sign made on a document as a substitute for a signature by a person unable to write
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  1. A cross or other sign made on a document as a substitute for a signature by a person unable to write
  2. (Computers) A character or feature in a file, record, or data stream used to locate a specific point or condition.
  3. A sign, symbol, or indication
A brief informal letter:
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  1. A brief informal letter:
  2. The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
  3. The sign of a particular quality or emotion:
An objective finding, usually detected on physical examination, from a laboratory test, or on an x-ray, that indicates the presence of abnormality or disease.
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  1. An objective finding, usually detected on physical examination, from a laboratory test, or on an x-ray, that indicates the presence of abnormality or disease.
  2. A displayed structure bearing lettering or symbols, used to identify or advertise a place of business:
  3. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
A mark, seal, impression, etc. used to show officially that a tax has been paid, authority given, etc.
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  1. A mark, seal, impression, etc. used to show officially that a tax has been paid, authority given, etc.
  2. A small piece of paper, distinctively imprinted on the face and usually gummed on the back, issued by a government for a specified price and required to be affixed to a letter, parcel, document, commodity subject to duty, etc. as evidence that the prescribed fee, as for carrying mail, has been paid
  3. Any characteristic sign or impression; indication
An indication of a disorder or disease, especially a subjective one such as pain, nausea, or weakness.
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  1. An indication of a disorder or disease, especially a subjective one such as pain, nausea, or weakness.
  2. A subjective indication of a disorder or disease, such as pain, nausea or weakness. Symptoms may be accompanied by objective signs of disease such as abnormal laboratory test results or findings during a physical examination.
  3. Any circumstance, event, or condition that accompanies something and indicates its existence or occurrence; sign; indication
A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
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  1. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
  2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  3. A sign, indication, or symbol
One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
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  1. One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
  2. Something that serves as evidence; a sign:
  3. An attesting of a fact, statement, etc.; evidence; testimony
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