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signify +‎ -er

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signifier (plural signifiers)

  1. Something or someone that signfies, makes something more significant or important.
    1. (cartomancy) A card representing a querent, question, or situation.
  2. (linguistics) The sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign.

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  intension on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin significō, significāre, from signum (mark, sign, emblem).

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  • IPA(key): /si.ɲi.fje/
  • (file)

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signifier

  1. to signify, mean

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