how to pronounce signify


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signify is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of signify in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… those in particular signify that their …”

meanings of signify


  1. To create a sign out of something.
  2. To give (something) a meaning or an importance.
  3. To show one's intentions with a sign etc.; to indicate, announce.
  4. To mean; to betoken.
  5. To make a difference; to matter (in negative or interrogative expressions).

signify frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word signify occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics signify can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that signify can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with signify


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