Student Thesaurus

One entry found for significant.
Entry Word: significant
Function: adjective
Text: 1 clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood) <after remarking that tardiness was on the rise, our teacher cast a significant glance my way> -- see EXPRESSIVE
2 indicating something <the town's generous library budget is significant of the value its residents place on learning> -- see INDICATIVE
3 having great meaning or lasting effect <made a significant change in the procedure> -- see IMPORTANT 1
4 having great power or influence <a producer who is playing a significant role in the creation of the new film> -- see IMPORTANT 2
5 sufficiently large in size, amount, or number to merit attention <paid a significant amount of money for the movie rights to the book> -- see CONSIDERABLE 1