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signification


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Signification  \Sig`ni*fi*ca"tion\,  n.  [F.  signification,  L. 
  significatio.] 
  1.  The  act  of  signifying;  a  making  known  by  signs  or  other 
  means 
 
  A  signification  of  being  pleased.  --Landor. 
 
  All  speaking  or  signification  of  one's  mind  implies 
  an  act  or  addres  of  one  man  to  another.  --South. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  signified  or  made  known  that  meaning  which 
  a  sign,  character,  or  token  is  intended  to  convey;  as  the 
  signification  of  words 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  signification 
  n  :  the  message  that  is  intended  or  expressed  [syn:  {meaning},  {significance}, 
  {import}] 




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