By rigorously adhering to that name, as St. John does, we assume that each has a signification of its own.
Moreover, they will know the signification of this appetite.
We erected a cross in every township, and explained its signification to the inhabitants, and what great veneration was due to it.
What if my Lady's refusal to receive this evening may have some signification in it?
The word itself (taboo) is used in more than one signification.
This rite may have the signification of looking for children.
The Cambridge experiments with Eusapia Paladino put clearly before us the question of fraud and its signification.
What is the signification of these day symbols in this connection?
Good Stepan, I pray thee to communicate unto me the signification of the matters I behold.
signification expresses the self-reflective dimension of signs.
early 14c., "symbolization, representation," from Old French significacion and directly from Latin significationem (nominative significatio) "a signifying, indication, expression, sign, token, meaning, emphasis," noun of action from past participle stem of significare "make known, indicate" (see signify). From late 14c. as "meaning" (of a word, etc.).