make known; be a sign of
be of importance
"`maison' means `house' in French"
"An example sentence would show what this word means"
"These words mean nothing to me!"
"What does his strange behavior signify?"
"He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"
Madness by no means signifies an utter want of design.
出自： B. Bainbridge
The..dean lowered his head, perhaps to signify that he was deep in thought.
出自： E. Segal
The candles are lit to signify the new world, the new year, the new life.
出自： A. S. Byatt