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  • adj.telling, meaningful
  • adj.important, critical

synonyms for significant

  • compelling
  • important
  • momentous
  • powerful
  • serious
  • symbolic
  • cogent
  • convincing
  • denoting
  • eloquent
  • expressing
  • expressive
  • facund
  • forceful
  • heavy
  • indicative
  • knowing
  • meaning
  • pregnant
  • representative
  • rich
  • sententious
  • sound
  • suggestive
  • valid
  • weighty
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antonyms for significant

MOST RELEVANT
  • insignificant
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • meaningless
  • minor
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The adjectives significant and meaningful, when describing forms of expression, imply an underlying and unexpressed thought whose existence is plainly shown although its precise nature is left to conjecture. Significant suggests conveying important or hidden meaning: On hearing this statement, he gave the officers a significant glance. Meaningful implies a secret and intimate understanding between the persons involved: Meaningful looks passed between them. Expressive suggests conveying, or being capable of conveying, a thought, intention, emotion, etc., in an effective or vivid manner: an expressive gesture. Suggestive implies an indirect or covert conveying of a meaning, sometimes mentally stimulating, sometimes verging on impropriety or indecency: a suggestive story or remark.

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How to use significant in a sentence

Health officials said a “significant” number of residents — including teachers — who did not fit into those categories have been turned away from county sites.
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The “NYPD Files” has resulted in significant moves toward change.
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This NFL offseason will be one of significant quarterback movement.
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Reversing that trend will require people to make significant lifestyle changes, which can be difficult, Braha said.
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Maldonado said she’ll also be on the lookout for any cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome, which is often a concern when it comes to vaccines, but she noted that no significant increases in cases were seen in any of the adult trials.
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This is the first time Shop Pay will be made available outside of Shopify’s own platform, and represents a significant expansion for the e-commerce platform’s payments technology.
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Such a significant cultural shift is one that needs to be embedded in principles of trust and ownership, according to its co-founder Tom Harvey.
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The Reddit crew cannot afford to play in this game in any significant way.
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In some areas, it could produce significant amounts of frozen precipitation.
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We are significant players in an ecosystem that’s creating platforms for hate and violence.
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