SIGNIFY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of signify
Definition:
v. denote; mean; indicate
Example:
There, I had a friend's face under my gaze; and what did it signify that those young ladies turned their backs on me? I looked at it; I smiled at the speaking likeness: I was absorbed and content.
Sentence in Classic:
Alexey Alexandrovitch smiled coldly, with his lips alone, meaning to signify to her and to himself the firmness of his conviction; but this warm defense, though it could not shake him, reopened his wound.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Thus N, shall signify a plot; B, a regiment of horse; L, a fleet at sea; or, secondly, by transposing the letters of the alphabet in any suspected paper, they can lay open the deepest designs of a discontented party.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
His aged face had none of those disagreeable wrinkles at the top of the forehead, which signify malice or stupidity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
If we were not related, it would not signify; but as cousins, she would feel scrupulous as to any proposal of ours.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context
Besides, it will not much signify what one wears this summer, after the ��shire have left Meryton, and they are going in a fortnight.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Sam and the brandy soon arrived, and it was administered by the light of the lantern; after which she became sufficiently conscious to signify by signs that something was wrong with her foot.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
However, it does not signify; he has a letter of credit on me, so I must see him when he requires his money.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
David nodded, as much to signify his acquiescence with the terms; and then Hawkeye, casting another observant glance over his followers made the signal to proceed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context