meaning; import; sense.
the act or fact of signifying; indication.
- non·sig·ni·fi·ca·tion, noun
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How to use signification in a sentence
When thus indefinitely used, it must be understood as designed to bear individually each signification.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
His is ill syntax with heaven; and by unfeared he means unafraid: Words of a quite contrary signification.The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18) | John Dryden
The inoffensive word was the more readily adopted by the classes who had least notion of its signification.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
The oath of William Rufus, per vultum de Lucca, has raised conjectures as to its probable signification.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
The word leve or leave has very much the same signification as the word cense or cess.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
British Dictionary definitions for signification
something that is signified; meaning or sense
the act of signifying
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