Main meanings of significate in English

: significate1significate2

significate1

Pronunciation /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkət/

noun

  • A thing which is signified or symbolized; a referent.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From post-classical Latin significatum indication, thing signified, meaning (frequently from 1109 in British sources), use as noun of classical Latin significātum, neuter of past participle of significāre.

Main meanings of significate in English

: significate1significate2

significate2

Pronunciation /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkət/

adjective

  • Significant, meaningful; important; substantial.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense).