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sig·nif·i·cant

significant

 
 
pronunciation:
sihg nI f knt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being or causing something of importance.
It was a small but significant victory, because it gave the team confidence that it could win.Other than price, there is no significant difference between these products.
 
synonyms:
important, major
antonyms:
insignificant, small, unimportant
similar words:
big, chief, critical, fundamental, grave, great, influential, momentous, notable, paramount, prime, serious, signal
definition 2: having meaning; meaningful.
The fact that the window was open was not significant to us at first.
synonyms:
meaningful
antonyms:
empty
similar words:
eloquent, pointed
derivation: significantly (adv.)
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