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also: -fies, -fying, -fied
American English: /ˈsɪɡnəˌfaɪ/
British English: /ˈsɪɡnɪfʌɪ/

Translation of signify in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (denote, mean)
    Example sentences
    • The fact that Evelyn is female doesn't, to me, signify anything more to me than what her gender is.
    • It had the Red Tractor symbol signifying it was produced to farm assured standards in the UK.
    • Although nothing much is known about Tshongolo, the fact that he is Western Cape's middleweight champion and is rated number six in the country, signifies his boxing ability.
    Example sentences
    • It's a West African symbol that signifies the importance of learning from the past.
    • The image of the plough signifies the end of the pioneer era and the end of their adolescence.
    • The stone-built wall at the rooftop patio has the shape of five rays signifying the five elements.
    1.2 (indicate)

intransitive verb

  • tener importancia
    Example sentences
    • CFDs allow investors to own shares at a percentage of the actual cost of ownership, but do not necessarily signify for voting purposes.
    • We know by now that these fateful peculiarities, right after the credits, need not necessarily signify.

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