Synonyms of signified


1. sense, signified, meaning, significance, signification, import

usage: the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"


1. mean, intend, signify, stand for

usage: denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"

2. signify, mean, intend

usage: convey or express a meaning; "These words mean nothing to me!"; "What does his strange behavior signify?"

3. signify, indicate

usage: make known with a word or signal; "He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"

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