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What does "Significant" mean?

Definition

(a.) Deserving to be considered; important; momentous; as, a significant event (a.) Fitted or designed to signify or make known somethingl having a meaning; standing as a sign or token; expressive or suggestive; as, a significant word or sound; a significant look (n.) That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol


Synonyms key, profound, big, important, substantial, fundamental, large, prodigious, remarkable, meaning, portentous, momentous, meaningful, operative, pregnant, considerable, monumental, noteworthy, epochal, evidentiary, evidential, earthshaking, epoch-making, world-shaking, world-shattering


Example: "A significant change in tax laws" Example: "The interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"


Word Family insignificant, insignificantly, significantly