Translation of "signify" - English-Spanish dictionary

signify

verb uk /ˈsɪɡ·nɪ·faɪ/ us /ˈsɪɡ·nəˌfɑɪ/ present participle signifying, past tense and past participle signified

to be a sign of something

significar
Red signifies danger.

(Translation of “signify” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

signify

verb /ˈsiɡnifai/ (past tense, past participle signified)

to be a sign of; to mean

significar, querer decir
His frown signified disapproval.

to show; to make known by a sign, gesture etc

indicar, señalar
He signified his approval with a nod.
significance /siɡˈnifikəns/ noun

meaning or importance

significado, importancia
a matter of great significance.
significant /siɡˈnifikənt/ adjective

important; having an important effect

significativo, importante
a significant event/development.

having a special meaning; meaningful

elocuente, expresivo
a significant look/smile.

considerable; marked

significativo
There was no significant change in the patient’s condition
There was a significant drop in the number of road accidents last year.
significantly /siɡˈnifikəntli/ adverb

in a significant manner

significativamente
He patted his pocket significantly.

to an important degree

considerablemente
Sales levels are significantly lower than last year, which is very disappointing.

(Translation of “signify” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)