Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb signify

3 senses of signify

Sense 1
mean, intend, signify, stand for -- (denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means")

Sense 2
signify -- (convey or express a meaning; "These words mean nothing to me!"; "What does his strange behavior signify?")
       => mean, intend -- (mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?")

Sense 3
signify -- (make known with a word or signal; "He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal")
       => indicate -- (to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter")

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