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Definition of 'significant'


  1. important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
       Synonyms: important
       Antonyms: insignificant unimportant
  2. fairly large; "won by a substantial margin"
       Synonyms: substantial
  3. too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation; "the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"; "no significant difference was found"
       Antonyms: nonsignificant
  4. rich in significance or implication; "a meaning look"; "pregnant with meaning"
       Synonyms: meaning pregnant

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