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significar

to mean

verb
"significa" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

significar
transitive verb
1. to mean (querer decir)
  • la luz roja significa que está en funcionamiento -> the red light means (that) it's working
2. to mean (suponer, causar)
  • eso significaría una subida de los precios -> that would mean a price rise
3. to express (expresar)
intransitive verb
4. (tener importancia)
  • no significa nada para mí -> it means nothing to me
significarse
pronomial verb
also:
  • significarse por -> to become known for
  • se significó como pacifista -> he showed himself to be a pacifist

significar [sig-ne-fe-car’]
article & verb transitive
1. To signify, to denote, to mean (palabra).
2. To declare, to make known (expresar).
3. To import, to be worth.
verb reflexive
4. To become known (distinguirse).

significar
verbo:transitivo
1 (querer decir) [+palabra] to mean; [+suceso] to mean; signify
¿qué significa "freelance"? what does "freelance" mean?
2 (representar)
50 dólares significan muy poco para él 50 dollars doesn't mean much to him; él no significa nada para mí he means nothing to me; significará la ruina de la empresa it will mean the end for the company; él no significa gran cosa en estos asuntos he doesn't count for much in these matters
3 (expresar) to make known; express;a to
le significó la condolencia de la familia he expressed o conveyed the family's sympathy
verbo:pronominal
significarse
1 (distinguirse) to become known; distinguish o.s.;como as
2 (tomar partido) to declare o.s.; take sides
no significarse to refuse to take sides

Verb Conjugations for "significar" (go to to mean)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo significo signifiqué significaba significaría significaré
significas significaste significabas significarías significarás
él/ella/Ud. significa significó significaba significaría significará
nosotros significamos significamos significábamos significaríamos significaremos
vosotros significáis significasteis significabais significaríais significaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. significan significaron significaban significarían significarán
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