Sig`ni*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [F. signification, L. significatio.]

1.

The act of signifying; a making known by signs or other means.

A signification of being pleased. Landor.

All speaking or signification of one's mind implies an act or addres of one man to another. South.

2.

That which is signified or made known; that meaning which a sign, character, or token is intended to convey; as, the signification of words.

 

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