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signify

1. in. to cause trouble for fun; to stir things up. (Black.) What are all these cats signifying about anyway?
2. in. to try to look more important than one really is; to brag; to strut one’s stuff. (Black.) See that dude signify like somebody important?
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SHS signifies members of Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica.
The deal provides a boost to the North East investment market and signifies the region's ability to secure large deals such as this.
The festival of lights, celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm all over the country, signifies the victory of good over evil and is an appropriate occasion for us to resolve to follow the high ideals in life," he said.
4): that "every sentence (1) which signifies itself not to be true or itself to be false, also signifies itself to be true and is false".
The amount of grain eaten signifies how fruitful the harvest will be.
It signifies, in fact, that sexuality is no longer rooted in anthropology; it means that sex is viewed as a simple role, interchangeable at one's pleasure.
South signifies your heart or eye, North signifies your sexual organs or ear, East signifies your legs, West signifies your lungs or large intestine, Southwest signifies your stomach, Northwest signifies your head, Southeast signifies your buttocks, and Northeast signifies your arm.
Often noting measurements, techniques used by the clothing makers, how an article is worn, and what is signifies, the text nonetheless does not strike one as being technical since it deals with such a colorful subject.
Throughout Maud Martha, family signifies an important part of the domestic.
Her sculptures are narrative compressions twice over: They tell a story, and the paper they're made of signifies what paper freights--language.
In Os Lusiadas it signifies the boundary whose obligatory transgression in a Hobbesian economy of desire propels the voyagers beyond the cosmetic enclosures of classical epic.
In the simple folk song shown here, a comma to the right of a pattern of notes signifies that a mini-closure should be expressed.
The word ``memorial'' signifies many things to many people.
Socrates exists" signifies rather that Socrates is a "bounded" instance of existence.