Meaning of SIGNIFICANT in English

SIGNIFICANT

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , prove

▪ become

▪ remain

▪ consider sth (as) , deem sth , find sth , regard sth as , see sth as , think sth , view sth as

The move was regarded as ~ in Japan.

▪ make sth

What makes this discovery ~ is that it goes against our theory.

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ deeply , highly

▪ especially , particularly

▪ potentially

▪ equally

His records are impressive, but equally ~ are the methods that he used to achieve them.

▪ statistically

These differences are not statistically ~.

▪ biologically , culturally , historically , militarily , politically , etc.

PREPOSITION

▪ for

This development proved highly ~ for the whole town.

▪ to

rituals which are deeply ~ to Christians

Significant is used with these nouns: ↑ accomplishment , ↑ achievement , ↑ addition , ↑ adjustment , ↑ advance , ↑ advantage , ↑ alteration , ↑ amendment , ↑ amount , ↑ aspect , ↑ bearing , ↑ benefit , ↑ bias , ↑ boost , ↑ breakthrough , ↑ burden , ↑ cause , ↑ challenge , ↑ change , ↑ complication , ↑ component , ↑ concession , ↑ consequence , ↑ contribution , ↑ contributor , ↑ correlation , ↑ cut , ↑ damage , ↑ danger , ↑ date , ↑ decline , ↑ decrease , ↑ degree , ↑ delay , ↑ dent , ↑ departure , ↑ depletion , ↑ deterioration , ↑ development , ↑ difference , ↑ dimension , ↑ disability , ↑ disadvantage , ↑ disagreement , ↑ discount , ↑ discovery , ↑ discrepancy , ↑ disruption , ↑ distinction , ↑ distress , ↑ downturn , ↑ drawback , ↑ drop , ↑ economy , ↑ effect , ↑ element , ↑ erosion , ↑ event , ↑ evidence , ↑ exception , ↑ expansion , ↑ expenditure , ↑ expense , ↑ extension , ↑ factor , ↑ fall , ↑ feature , ↑ find , ↑ finding , ↑ force , ↑ fraction , ↑ funding , ↑ gain , ↑ gap , ↑ growth , ↑ hurdle , ↑ impact , ↑ implication , ↑ improvement , ↑ inaccuracy , ↑ increase , ↑ indicator , ↑ influence , ↑ innovation , ↑ input , ↑ insight , ↑ investment , ↑ landmark , ↑ lead , ↑ level , ↑ limitation , ↑ link , ↑ loss , ↑ majority , ↑ measure , ↑ milestone , ↑ minority , ↑ modification , ↑ move , ↑ number , ↑ obstacle , ↑ omission , ↑ parallel , ↑ part , ↑ percentage , ↑ portion , ↑ presence , ↑ problem , ↑ progress , ↑ proportion , ↑ quantity , ↑ recovery , ↑ redistribution , ↑ reduction , ↑ reform , ↑ relation , ↑ relationship , ↑ repercussion , ↑ resource , ↑ respect , ↑ restriction , ↑ result , ↑ rise , ↑ risk , ↑ role , ↑ saving , ↑ setback , ↑ share , ↑ shift , ↑ shortcoming , ↑ side effect , ↑ similarity , ↑ slice , ↑ stake , ↑ step , ↑ stride , ↑ sum , ↑ threat , ↑ trend , ↑ turning point , ↑ uncertainty , ↑ underestimate , ↑ variation , ↑ victory , ↑ weakness

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