Hypertext Webster Gateway: "signification"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Signification \Sig`ni*fi*ca"tion\, n. [F. signification, L.
1. The act of signifying; a making known by signs or other

A signification of being pleased. --Landor.

All speaking or signification of one's mind implies
an act or addres of one man to another. --South.

2. That which is signified or made known; that meaning which
a sign, character, or token is intended to convey; as, the
signification of words.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : the message that is intended or expressed [syn: {meaning}, {significance},

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