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  Definition of significance
  1. the quality of being significant; "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"
  2. 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"
  3. 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 ambigtuous"
Similar Words: import, implication, meaning, signification

 

Hyponyms: historicalness, meaningfulness, consequence, import, moment, lexical meaning, grammatical meaning, symbolization, symbolisation, sense, signified, intension, connotation, referent, effect, essence, burden, core, gist, intent, purport, spirit, moral, lesson, nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement, overtone, point

 

Attributes: significant, important, insignificant, unimportant

 

Derivational Morphology: imply, connote, entail, implicate, spell, import, mean, intend, signify, stand for

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 重要性   Dutch: betekenis  
Finnish: merkitys   French: importance  
German: Bedeutung   Hungarian: jelentőség  
Italian: significanza   Japanese: 重要性  
Korean: 중요성   Portuguese: significação  
Russian: значение   Spanish: significado  
Swedish: betydelse  
 
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