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Synonyms for significance
sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. significance(noun)

    the quality of being significant

    "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"

    Synonyms:
    meaning, import, implication, signification

    Antonyms:
    insignificance

  2. significance, import, implication(noun)

    a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred

    "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"

    Synonyms:
    importee, import, consequence, moment, meaning, deduction, signification, entailment, conditional relation, logical implication, importation, implication

    Antonyms:
    insignificance

  3. meaning, significance, signification, import(noun)

    the message that is intended or expressed or signified

    "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"

    Synonyms:
    importee, import, consequence, moment, meaning, substance, signification, importation, implication

    Antonyms:
    insignificance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. significance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    meaning, import, purport, sense

  2. significance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    importance, consequence, weight, moment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. significance(n)

    Synonyms:
    meaning, import, consequence, importance, force

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How to use significance in a sentence?

  1. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    If there is a vote where my vote is going to make a difference or an issue of major national significance and importance, we'd do everything possible to be there, but I am going to miss votes, I'm running for president. ... When I miss a vote, it's not because I'm out playing golf. We're out campaigning for the future of America where I believe I can make more of a difference as president than I could as a senator.

  2. Luis Suarez:

    About Cavani, we don't know, we're just waiting for a few days, his significance, both for my play and for the team, is key because of the class of player he is.

  3. California Gov. Jerry Brown:

    At the same time, I don’t minimize the significance of this terrorist attack. It’s a very clear indication that this is a global phenomenon and that people who are committed to this jihadist doctrine are going to be killing people in very unexpected places. So we have to be, as I said, we have to be on guard and we have to do whatever we can do.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.

  5. Ed Royce:

    The significance of this new Executive Order may come from the broad power it gives the president to target anyone who is a part of the North Korean government, or is assisting them in any way … that is if the administration chooses to use it to its full advantage, we need to step up and target those financial institutions in Asia and beyond that are supporting the brutal and dangerous North Korean regime.

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