- significant digits,
- significant figures,
- significant other,
- significant symbol,
Origin of signification
Examples from the Web for signification
It is evident, therefore, that the authorities are at sea in regard to the signification of the Maya and Tzental names.Day Symbols of the Maya Year|Cyrus Thomas
The particle ba, has not signification, but serves to point out the interrogative and dubitative sentences.English-Bisaya Grammar|Various
It is not enough that man invent a ceremony, and then give it a signification, according to his pleasure.
As if they would tie the goodness of the person to the signification of the name.Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature|Charles W. Bardsley
I have already had occasion to speak of the signification and qualities of the collyrium named Melinum.Archaeological Essays Vol. 2|James Y. Simpson
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.).