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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. Ted Cruz:

    He had not been leading on issues of any significance, in my time in the Senate, you can accuse me of being a lot of things, but a back-bencher is not one of them.

  2. Juha Varis:

    The company should be more explicit, investors are left wondering for example on the Technologies (unit's) actual topline forecast for 2016, i'm mostly surprised over the share reaction. Considering the increasing significance of (the) network business for the stock, this is a very strong movement.

  3. South Africa:

    Not only does our country hold the Cradle of Humankind, but we also have fossils that help us understand the rise of the gigantic dinosaurs, this is another example of South Africa taking the high road and making scientific breakthroughs of international significance on the basis of its geographic advantage, as it does in astronomy, marine and polar research, indigenous knowledge, and biodiversity.

  4. Grayson Kirk:

    The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.

  5. Riccardo Gatti:

    In the first moments, we thought that it probably belonged to someone that was dead or lost in the trip, the significance and the meaning of what this was like' Wow... here's something that really belonged to someone and we do not know where they are or if they still are'.


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