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Spanish translation of “signify”

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.
(Definition of signify from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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