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Synonyms for significant
sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kənt

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  1. significant

    Synonyms:
    expressive, momentous, suggestive, indicative, forcible, weighty, symbolical, telling, speaking

    Antonyms:
    inexpressive, meaningless, expressionless, unindicative, mute

Princeton's WordNet

  1. significant, importantadjective

    important in effect or meaning

    "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"

    Synonyms:
    substantial, meaning(a), of import, pregnant, important, authoritative, crucial

    Antonyms:
    inconsiderable, trivial, slight, fragile, hole-and-corner, flimsy, meaningless, thin, insignificant, inappreciable, superficial, nonsignificant, light, hole-in-corner, nonmeaningful, unimportant, tenuous

  2. significant, substantialadjective

    fairly large

    "won by a substantial margin"

    Synonyms:
    substantial, square, hearty, real, pregnant, important, material, substantive, solid, meaning(a), strong, satisfying

    Antonyms:
    inappreciable, hole-in-corner, light, slight, fragile, thin, nonsignificant, meaningless, flimsy, inconsiderable, nonmeaningful, tenuous, unimportant, trivial, hole-and-corner, insignificant, superficial

  3. significantadjective

    too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation

    "the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"; "no significant difference was found"

    Synonyms:
    meaning(a), important, substantial, pregnant

    Antonyms:
    light, inconsiderable, hole-in-corner, unimportant, insignificant, superficial, tenuous, nonmeaningful, trivial, flimsy, inappreciable, slight, thin, fragile, meaningless, nonsignificant, hole-and-corner

  4. meaning(a), pregnant, significantadjective

    rich in significance or implication

    "a meaning look"

    Antonyms:
    hole-in-corner, nonsignificant, nonmeaningful, hole-and-corner, fragile, unimportant, trivial, inconsiderable, meaningless, slight, inappreciable, superficial, flimsy, thin, insignificant, light, tenuous

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. significantadjective

    Synonyms:
    betokening, indicative, expressive, pregnant with meaning

  2. significantadjective

    Synonyms:
    important, weighty, momentous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. significantadjective

    Synonyms:
    momentous, important, indicative, significative

    Antonyms:
    insignificant, unimportant, meaningless

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How to use significant in a sentence?

  1. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    The operation represents another significant blow to ISIL, and it is a reminder that the United States will never waver in denying safe haven to terrorists who threaten our citizens, and those of our friends and allies.

  2. Emilio Azcarraga:

    This strategic combination generates significant value for shareholders of both companies and will allow us to more efficiently reach all Spanish language audiences with more of our programming.

  3. Russ Koesterich:

    No, we do not envision a significant surge in inflation, but we do think inflation expectations may be too sanguine. As such, we prefer( Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) to plain-vanilla Treasuries in our bond portfolio.

  4. Ben Hawkins:

    They faced significant political opposition, with much of it organized by the alcohol industry.

  5. Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington:

    The board's view is that a combination of Aer Lingus with IAG has a compelling strategic rationale and will deliver significant benefits for Aer Lingus, its employees, its customers and for Ireland.

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