[ see-nyee-fyey ]
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noun,plural si·gni·fiés [see-nyee-fyey], /si nyiˈfyeɪ/, French.
  1. (in linguistics) the signified. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use signifié in a sentence

  • Predominance of lymphocytes (Fig. 118) generally signifies tuberculosis.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • Non-military readers may need to be reminded that the “last post” is a bugle-call which signifies the close of the day.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • He adds that, in the forty-two generations, we must dwell on the number forty, because that number signifies life.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
  • This word is derived from the Latin, and signifies something that is to be read, a passage the reading of which is prescribed.

  • As this term signifies a feast, it was clear that Coffee Jack had been invited to dine.