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Definition of 'significance'


  1. the quality of being significant; "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"
       Antonyms: insignificance
  2. a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
       Synonyms: import implication
  3. the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
       Synonyms: meaning signification import

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