Meaning of SIGNIFICANCE in English
/sig nif"i keuhns/ , n.
1. importance; consequence: the significance of the new treaty.
2. meaning; import: The familiar place had a new significance for her.
3. the quality of being significant or having a meaning: to give significance to dull chores.
[ 1400-50; late ME ( significantia force, meaning, equiv. to significant- (see SIGNIFICANT) + -ia -IA; see -ANCE ]
Syn. 1. moment, weight. See importance. 2. See meaning .
Ant. 1. triviality.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012