significantly


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sig·nif·i·cant

 (sĭg-nĭf′ĭ-kənt)
adj.
1.
a. Having or expressing a meaning: Are the markings on the stone significant?
b. Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive: a significant glance.
2. Having or likely to have a major effect; important: a significant change in the tax laws.
3. Fairly large in amount or quantity: significant casualties; no significant opposition.
4. Statistics Of or relating to observations or occurrences that are too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicate a systematic relationship.

[Latin significāns, significant-, present participle of significāre, to signify; see signify.]

sig·nif′i·cant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.significantly - in a statistically significant way; "the two groups differed significantly"
2.significantly - in a significant manner; "our budget will be significantly affected by these new cuts"
insignificantly - not to a significant degree or amount; "Our budget will only be insignificantly affected by these new cuts"
3.significantly - in an important way or to an important degree; "more importantly, Weber held that the manifold meaning attached to the event by the social scientist could alter his definition of the concrete event itself"

significantly

adverb
1. very much, greatly, hugely, vastly, notably, considerably, remarkably, enormously, immensely, tremendously, markedly, by much The number supporting him had increased significantly.
2. meaningfully, eloquently, expressively, knowingly, suggestively, in a telling manner She looked up at me significantly, raising an eyebrow.
Translations
الى دَرجَةٍ مُهِمَّهبصورةٍ لها مَغْزى
podstatněvýznamně
betydeligt
á merkingaròrunginn hátttöluvert
precej
manalı bir şekildeönemli derecede

significantly

[sɪgˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= considerably) (with adj) [higher, lower, better, reduced] → considerablemente; (with verb) [change, improve, reduce, increase] → de forma significativa, considerablemente
2. (= notably) significantly, most of them are Scottishes significativo que la mayoría sean escoceses
they have significantly different ideassus ideas son notablemente distintas
3. (= meaningfully) she looked at me significantlyme lanzó una mirada significativa or elocuente

significantly

[sɪgˈnɪfɪkəntli] adv
[improve, increase] → sensiblement
[smile] → d'un air entendu
(as sentence adverb) significantly, ... → fait significatif, ...

significantly

adv
(= considerably)bedeutend; it is not significantly differentdas ist kaum anders, da besteht kein wesentlicher Unterschied
(= meaningfully)bedeutungsvoll; lookvielsagend, bedeutsam; significantly, she refusedbezeichnenderweise lehnte sie ab; he was significantly absenter fehlte bezeichnenderweise

significantly

[sɪgˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ] adv (smile) → in modo eloquente; (improve, increase) → considerevolmente
and, significantly, ... → e, fatto significativo, ...

signify

(ˈsignifai) verb
1. to be a sign of; to mean. His frown signified disapproval.
2. to show; to make known by a sign, gesture etc. He signified his approval with a nod.
significance (sigˈnifikəns) noun
meaning or importance. a matter of great significance.
significant (sigˈnifikənt) adjective
1. important; having an important effect. a significant event/development.
2. having a special meaning; meaningful. a significant look/smile.
3. considerable; marked. There was no significant change in the patient's condition; There was a significant drop in the number of road accidents last year.
significantly (sigˈnifikəntli) adverb
1. in a significant manner. He patted his pocket significantly.
2. to an important degree. Sales-levels are significantly lower than last year, which is very disappointing.
References in classic literature ?
A LION and a Boar, who were fighting for water at a pool, saw some vultures hovering significantly above them.
A moment later--it may have been an hour--the moon sailed into a patch of unclouded sky and the hunted man saw that visible embodiment of Law lift an arm and point significantly toward and beyond him.
Not only that, but the subtle insanity of Ahab respecting Moby Dick was noways more significantly manifested than in his superlative sense and shrewdness in foreseeing that, for the present, the hunt should in some way be stripped of that strange imaginative impiousness which naturally invested it; that the full terror of the voyage must be kept withdrawn into the obscure background (for few men's courage is proof against protracted meditation unrelieved by action); that when they stood their long night watches, his officers and men must have some nearer things to think of than Moby Dick.
she looked significantly at her husband) "I'm afraid, I'm afraid
Without making any remarks, the old man pointed significantly down the stairs.
You'll probably see what she's like before we can get away," said Diana significantly.
The boy who carries your satchel to your room and lights your gas fumbles around and hangs around significantly, and you fee him to get rid of him.
Just before leaping from the pi-pi he clasped my hand, and looking significantly at me, exclaimed, 'Now you see--you do what I tell you--ah
When the braided man had completed this strange tale Dorothy nearly laughed, because it was all so absurd; but the Wizard tapped his forehead significantly, to indicate that he thought the poor man was crazy.
the man answered significantly - and he kept his word.
And with his close assiduity, his conscientious devotion to his work, he's strained to the utmost; and there's some outside burden weighing on him, and not a light one," concluded the doctor, raising his eyebrows significantly.
Mingling in the crowd of carriages, horses, servants, chairmen, link-boys, porters, and idlers of all kinds, they lounged about; while Hugh's new friend pointed out to him significantly the weak parts of the building, how easy it was to get into the lobby, and so to the very door of the House of Commons; and how plainly, when they marched down there in grand array, their roars and shouts would be heard by the members inside; with a great deal more to the same purpose, all of which Hugh received with manifest delight.