By rigorously adhering to that name, as St. John does, we assume that each has a signification of its own.
signification expresses the self-reflective dimension of signs.
We erected a cross in every township, and explained its signification to the inhabitants, and what great veneration was due to it.
But still the question remains—Has it any, and what signification?
The word itself (taboo) is used in more than one signification.
I was hunter enough to know the signification of this sound.
The Cambridge experiments with Eusapia Paladino put clearly before us the question of fraud and its signification.
Moreover, they will know the signification of this appetite.
Good Stepan, I pray thee to communicate unto me the signification of the matters I behold.
What if my Lady's refusal to receive this evening may have some signification in it?
early 14c., "symbolization, representation," from Old French significacion and directly from Latin significationem (nominative significatio) "a signifying, indication, expression, sign, token, meaning, emphasis," noun of action from past participle stem of significare "make known, indicate" (see signify). From late 14c. as "meaning" (of a word, etc.).