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Usage examples for signified

  1. She signified that that was what she herself wished to do. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. It signified the maker of sweet sounds. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  3. The time would not have signified could they have been sure of the tide,- that is, sure of its not rising higher. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  4. The acceptance of these eleven States having been signified to the Congress, provision was made for putting the new Constitution in operation. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  5. The gentleman in spectacles signified, by a shake of the head, that was not his profession. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  6. So he signified his intention of falling in with the new movement. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  7. After a little while he returned, and signified that I should follow him. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  8. She spoke as if Guy would take her back of course if she only signified her wish to come, and this kept me angry, though I was beginning to soften a little with this unexpected phase of her character, and I might have suffered her to stay till morning if she had signified a wish to do so, but she did not. – Miss McDonald by Mary J. Holmes
  9. If a man had signified as much willingness by command, by invitation, by request, by frequent repetition of these, yet to call in question or dispute whether or not I may go to such a person, will he make me welcome, were it not the greatest affront I could put upon him? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  10. No, indeed, sir, I don't know- I never asked- I did not think it signified. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  11. And even if it were so, what could it have signified to Mr. Tom Robinson? – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  12. The president signified his assent by climbing into his buckboard, and the return journey was begun with the two engineers in the lead for pathfinding purposes. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  13. These immigrants had at first attached themselves to the Democratic party, because its name signified government by the people. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  14. Adela signified to him that she did know the circumstances to which he alluded. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  15. She was able to comprehend man's talk then- she knew what Vittum meant when he spoke of the chance that was missed- and she understood how Ward Latisan would mourn if he heard too late what the struggle that year on the Noda waters signified in the case of the girl for whom he had professed love. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  16. The officer signified by a blunt gesture that he obeyed orders, but could give no information. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  17. They signified that they would stand by the money. – The Slaves of the Padishah by Mór Jókai
  18. It signified, she said, that although the colonists were willing to return to the rule of the English, they were a body of armed men fighting for just and equal rights with their brothers who had crossed the sea to whip them into submission. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
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