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Synonyms for significant
sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kəntsig·nif·i·cant

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  1. significant

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

    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"

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

    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"

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

    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"

    meaning(a), important, substantial, pregnant

    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"

    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

    betokening, indicative, expressive, pregnant with meaning

  2. significantadjective

    important, weighty, momentous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. significantadjective

    momentous, important, indicative, significative

    insignificant, unimportant, meaningless

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  1. United States:

    If European Court of Justice strikes down Privacy Shield because of United States, European Court of Justice should lead to a significant push for congressional reform of United States surveillance law.

  2. State Antony Blinken:

    But it's also important to have in mind that the Ukrainians should be able to defend themselves and we provided significant security assistance, defensive, non-lethal security assistance to Ukraine to do just that.

  3. Kristen Gillibrand:

    It is absolutely chilling that foreign nationals can fund ballot initiatives, giving them significant influence on our laws and democracy. This loophole is frankly dangerous and must be closed swiftly.

  4. Harry Nelson:

    Judge Brenda Penny is under significant pressure to forego the exam in respect of the evidence that this conservatorship needs to end, but [ Penny ] may nonetheless feel it is appropriate to make a clear record of Britney’s competence and ability to manage her own health, business and life without oversight.

  5. Enrique Lores:

    We are taking bold and decisive actions as we embark on our next chapter, we see significant opportunities to create shareholder value and we will accomplish this by advancing our leadership, disrupting industries and aggressively transforming the way we work.

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