Definitions

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  • adj. significant; having signification

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Significant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having signification or meaning; significant or significative.
  • n. That which betokens, signifies, or represents.

Etymologies

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Latin significatorius.

Examples

  • This would be significatory of the alteration of my status, informing anyone who might look upon it that I had not been -opened.

    Dancer Of Gor

  • On the other hand, doubtless she was destined to soon receive those lovely adornments proclamatory of the uncompromising condition of Gorean bondage, those adornments which so enhance the beauty of a woman, those adornments significatory that all institutional niceties pertinent to her bondage have been properly and legally completed.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • Such collars set off the beauty of a woman, the encircling steel, significatory of bondage, contrasting nicely with the softness of her throat, shoulders and breasts.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • However true this classification may be, the establishment and description of the various significatory signs is very difficult, especially because the forms named rarely appear in clear and sharply defined subdivisions.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

  • In the course of time the various forms of action became largely unintelligible and significatory only after long experience.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

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