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signify

['sɪgnɪfaɪ] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. значить, означать, обозначать; символизировать

  2. предвещать, предрекать, предсказывать; прогнозировать

  3. иметь значение, играть роль

  4. извещать, оповещать, объявлять; выражать, показывать

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signify

['sɪgnɪfaɪ]

v

  1. значить, означать

  2. выражать

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“Wiki” is a Hawaiian root that was officially added to English in 2007 to signify something done quickly – in this case, changes in the collective body of knowledge.
“Вики” – это Гавайский корень, который официально был добавлен в английский язык в 2007 году, который означает нечто, сделанное быстро – в данном случае, изменения в коллективном собрании знаний.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
"That don't signify," Ida said.
— Это ничего не доказывает, — возразила Айда.
Greene, Henry Graham / Brighton RockГрин, Генри Грэм / Брайтонский леденец
Брайтонский леденец
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Brighton Rock
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1938 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1966, 1970
"It does signify," Callahan said.
- Значит, существенно, - Каллахан сам и ответил на свой вопрос.
King, Stephen / Wolves of the CallaКинг, Стивен / Волки Кэллы
Волки Кэллы
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2003
© Перевод В.А.Вебер, 2004
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2004
Wolves of the Calla
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 2003
Shall it signify what Othmani may have said?
Мало ли что мог сказать Османи?
Sabatini, Rafael / The Sea-HawkСабатини, Рафаэль / Морской ястреб
Морской ястреб
Сабатини, Рафаэль
© Тихонов Н Н., наследники, 2008
© ООО "Издательский дом «Вече», 2008
The Sea-Hawk
Sabatini, Rafael
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
Will this signify also the depriving of me of the right to ask questions of prosecution witnesses and to submit evidence that has been read out [in court] to witnesses for comment?
Будет ли это означать также и лишение меня права задавать вопросы свидетелям обвинения и предоставлять свидетелям для комментирования оглашенные доказательства?
© ПРЕССЦЕНТР Михаила Ходорковского и Платона Лебедева, 2011
© 2011 The International Legal Team of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev
'I think not; and if I were, it does not much signify; I shall never be called upon to contend for such another.
- Не думаю; а если бы даже и так, это неважно; да мне больше и не придется вести такого рода борьбу.
Bronte, Charlotte / Jane EyreБронте, Шарлотта / Джен Эйр
Джен Эйр
Бронте, Шарлотта
© Издательство «Правда», 1988 г.
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
© 2009 by Wayne Josephson
The President shall call upon speakers in the order in which they signify their desire to speak.
Председатель предоставляет слово ораторам в том порядке, в каком они заявили о своем желании выступить.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
—But since I AM here,"—speaking with a forced vivacity as he returned to his seat—"what does it signify?
Но раз уж я здесь, — с вымученной живостью добавил он, вновь опускаясь на стул, — то какая разница?
Austen, Jane / Sense and SensibilityОстин, Джейн / Чувство и чувствительность
Чувство и чувствительность
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Sense and Sensibility
Austen, Jane
© Cambridge University Press 2006
What does the wave function signify?
Что же означает волновая функция?
Treiman, Sam / The Odd QuantumТрейман, C. / Этот странный квантовый мир
Этот странный квантовый мир
Трейман, C.
© Перевод на русский язык, НИЦ «Регулярная и хаотическая динамика», 2002
The Odd Quantum
Treiman, Sam
©1999 by Princeton University Press
I'll speak to Keatley; but I believe it will signify nothing.
Разве что переговорю с Китли, хотя это ничего не даст.
Swift, Jonathan / Journal to StellaСвифт, Джонатан / Письма к Стелле
Письма к Стелле
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Наука", 1981
Journal to Stella
Swift, Jonathan
© BiblioLife, LLC
" What do the death and sufferings of such an insignificant worm as I signify in comparison with so many deaths and such great sufferings?
"Что значат смерть и страдания такого ничтожного червяка, как я, в сравнении с столькими смертями и столькими страданиями?"
Толстой, Л.Н. / Севастопольские рассказыTolstoy, Leo / Sevastopol
Sevastopol
Tolstoy, Leo
© 1888, by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
Севастопольские рассказы
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
I held them in my hands, till I came within two hundred yards of the gate, and desired them "to signify my arrival to one of the secretaries, and let him know, I there waited his majesty's command."
Я нес их в руках, пока не подошел на двести ярдов к городским воротам; тут я попросил их известить о моем прибытии одного из государственных секретарей и передать ему, что я ожидаю приказаний его величества.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
The doctor went off into a bass chuckle, and waved his hand as though to signify that he could not utter another word for laughing.
Доктор захохотал басом и махнул рукой, как бы желая показать, что от смеха он не может выговорить ни одного слова.
Чехов, А.П. / КнягиняChekhov, A. / The princess
The princess
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Княгиня
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
The customer, a man apparently very obstinate and pig-headed, was continually shaking his head to signify his disapproval, and retreating towards the door.
Покупатель, человек, по-видимому, очень упрямый и себе на уме, всё время в знак несогласия мотал головой и пятился к двери.
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Степь
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
"Which I fully believed it were, Pip," said Joe, slightly tossing his head, "though it signify little now, sir.
– И я тоже так думал, Пип, – сказал Джо, тряхнув головой, – хоть теперь оно, пожалуй, и не важно, сэр.
Dickens, Charles / Great ExpectationsДиккенс, Чарльз / Большие надежды
Большие надежды
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
Great Expectations
Dickens, Charles
© 2010 Ignatius Press, San Francisco

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to signify one's consent
заявлять о своем согласии
signify acceptance
акцептовать
signify approval
выразить одобрение
the signified
означаемое

Word forms

signify

verb
Basic forms
Pastsignified
Imperativesignify
Present Participle (Participle I)signifying
Past Participle (Participle II)signified
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I signifywe signify
you signifyyou signify
he/she/it signifiesthey signify
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am signifyingwe are signifying
you are signifyingyou are signifying
he/she/it is signifyingthey are signifying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have signifiedwe have signified
you have signifiedyou have signified
he/she/it has signifiedthey have signified
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been signifyingwe have been signifying
you have been signifyingyou have been signifying
he/she/it has been signifyingthey have been signifying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I signifiedwe signified
you signifiedyou signified
he/she/it signifiedthey signified
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was signifyingwe were signifying
you were signifyingyou were signifying
he/she/it was signifyingthey were signifying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had signifiedwe had signified
you had signifiedyou had signified
he/she/it had signifiedthey had signified
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been signifyingwe had been signifying
you had been signifyingyou had been signifying
he/she/it had been signifyingthey had been signifying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will signifywe shall/will signify
you will signifyyou will signify
he/she/it will signifythey will signify
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be signifyingwe shall/will be signifying
you will be signifyingyou will be signifying
he/she/it will be signifyingthey will be signifying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have signifiedwe shall/will have signified
you will have signifiedyou will have signified
he/she/it will have signifiedthey will have signified
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been signifyingwe shall/will have been signifying
you will have been signifyingyou will have been signifying
he/she/it will have been signifyingthey will have been signifying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would signifywe should/would signify
you would signifyyou would signify
he/she/it would signifythey would signify
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be signifyingwe should/would be signifying
you would be signifyingyou would be signifying
he/she/it would be signifyingthey would be signifying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have signifiedwe should/would have signified
you would have signifiedyou would have signified
he/she/it would have signifiedthey would have signified
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been signifyingwe should/would have been signifying
you would have been signifyingyou would have been signifying
he/she/it would have been signifyingthey would have been signifying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am signifiedwe are signified
you are signifiedyou are signified
he/she/it is signifiedthey are signified
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being signifiedwe are being signified
you are being signifiedyou are being signified
he/she/it is being signifiedthey are being signified
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been signifiedwe have been signified
you have been signifiedyou have been signified
he/she/it has been signifiedthey have been signified
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was signifiedwe were signified
you were signifiedyou were signified
he/she/it was signifiedthey were signified
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being signifiedwe were being signified
you were being signifiedyou were being signified
he/she/it was being signifiedthey were being signified
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been signifiedwe had been signified
you had been signifiedyou had been signified
he/she/it had been signifiedthey had been signified
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be signifiedwe shall/will be signified
you will be signifiedyou will be signified
he/she/it will be signifiedthey will be signified
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been signifiedwe shall/will have been signified
you will have been signifiedyou will have been signified
he/she/it will have been signifiedthey will have been signified