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Synonyms for significance
sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kənssig·nif·i·cance

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  1. significancenoun

    the quality of being significant

    "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"

    meaning, import, implication, signification


  2. significance, import, implicationnoun

    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"

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


  3. meaning, significance, signification, importnoun

    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"

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


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. significancenoun

    meaning, import, purport, sense

  2. significancenoun

    importance, consequence, weight, moment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. significancenoun

    meaning, import, consequence, importance, force

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  1. Mike Commisso:

    I think we can all agree the significance of the Washington Monument is really far greater than the architectural qualities or even its height, it continues to serve as a memorial to one of the most influential and prominent public figures in our nation's history.

  2. Senator Romney:

    There's no question but the appearance of looking at Burisma appears political, and I think people are tired of these, these kind of political investigations, and I would hope that there's something of significance that needs to be evaluated that would be done perhaps the FBI or some other agency, although it's not as political as perhaps a committee of our of our body.

  3. Ei Kaku:

    Recent comments from current and former central bank governors suggest a consensus is building among Chinese policymakers that they do not attach much significance to defending the seven per dollar level.

  4. Jim Jordan:

    I learned a long time ago good things in life don't just happen, if you want to accomplish something, something of significance that has lasting value, something that is real and tangible … it takes time, it takes work, it takes effort, it takes sacrifice, but most importantly it takes a willingness to assume the risk while trying to do something worthwhile.

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    Life is a game one has got to play. It can be a very versatile performance, though. We have to find out, how we would like to take part in the game and what role we wish to play. By discovering what we want to achieve, we try to give significance to our life. In this way we understand how we see ourselves and can realize if we actually own our life or if it is ruled by other people. ("Life untitled" )

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