|1.||[ verb ] denote or connote|
|Synonyms:||mean stand_for intend|
"`maison' means `house' in French" "An example sentence would show what this word means"
|Related terms:||meaning meaning sign|
|2.||[ verb ] convey or express a meaning|
"These words mean nothing to me!" "What does his strange behavior signify?"
|Related terms:||mean mean meaning sign sign|
|3.||[ verb ] make known with a word or signal|
"He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"