(?), a. [L., from signum sign + ferre to bear.] Bearing signs. [Obs.] "The signifer sphere, or zodiac." Holland.
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(?), } n. [L. significantia.] 1. The quality or state of being significant.
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2. That which is signified; meaning; import; as, the significance of a nod, of a motion of the hand, or of a word or expression.
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3. Importance; moment; weight; consequence.
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With this brain I must work, in order to give significancy and value to the few facts which I possess.
De Quincey.
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